Takuya Fukumoto

Job Title Director, Industrial Finance Division & Director, New Business Policy Office
Country Japan
Current Employer METI

Takuya Fukumoto has been Director of the Industrial Finance Division and New Business Policy Office since July 2015. He joined the Japanese Government in 1996.  From 2008 to 2012, he was appointed Secretary General of the Japan Business Council in Europe (JBCE), a Brussels-based organization representing Japanese companies operating in Europe, where he actively supported Japanese companies’ communications with European policy makers and contributed to the EU public policy making. From July 2012, he was appointed Director of the Corporate Accounting, Disclosure and CSR Policy Office. He was involved in various projects concerning corporate governance, investment chain reform and corporate communication with stakeholders, including “Competitiveness and Incentives for Sustainable Growth: Building Favorable Relationships between Companies and Investors” Project (“Ito Review”), Guidance for Integrated Corporate Disclosure and Company-Investor Dialogue for Collaborative Value Creation -ESG integration, non-financial Information disclosure and Intangible Assets into Investment - (“Guidance for Collaborative Value Creation”) and Report on the Study Group on Long-term Investment (Investment evaluating ESG Factors and Intangible Assets) toward Sustainable Growth (“Ito Review 2.0”).