Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura



Hidetoshi Nishimura

Prof. Hidetoshi Nishimura
President, Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA)

Graduated from the Faculty of Law, the University of Tokyo. Joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry in 1976. Has assumed numerous positions, including Representative of the Asia-Pacific Region of the Japan Overseas Development Corporation, Director of the Southeast Asia and Pacific Division of the Trade Policy Bureau, Vice Governor for International Affairs of Ehime Prefecture, Director-General of the Business Support Department of the Small and Medium Enterprise Agency, Executive Managing Director of the Japan-China Economic Association, and President of the Japan-China Northeast Development Association. Assumed position of ERIA Executive Director in June 2008 and ERIA President in June 2015. Visiting Professor of Waseda University, Darma Persada University, Miyazaki Sangyo-Keiei University and Fellow of Meiji Institute for Global Affairs, Meiji University.