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Tadashi YAMADA

 Logistics, Transport Planning

Graduated from the Kyoto University Graduate School of Engineering. PhD (Engineering). After working as Lecturer in Kansai University and Associate Professor in Hiroshima University, become Associate Professor in Kyoto University.


Distinguished Professor


Planning / Management

Graduated from the Kyoto University Faculty and Graduate School of Engineering. PhD (Engineering). Assistant Professor at Kyoto University Faculty of Engineering, Associate Professor and Professor at Tottori University Faculty of Engineering before becoming Professor at Kyoto University Graduate School of Engineering. Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport National Land Development Council Member; Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport Infrastructure Committee Member; Transport Policy Council of Japan Member; President of Japan Society of Civil Engineers; J. of American Society of Civil Engineering Vice Editor-in-Chief; Applied Regional Science Conference President; Science Council of Japan Coalition Member;President of Japan Association of Asset Management(JAAM); Visiting Fellow for IIASA, OECD and World Bank



Gautam Ray

Economic Growth and Development, Supply Chain Management, Public Policy Analysis

Worked as a senior civil servant in India; Chief Commissioner, Ministry of Finance, Government of India; Wold Bank Fellow; Fiscal Expert, IMF; Founded Asian Institute of Public Policy and Development Studies, Kolkata; Founded Global Business Alliance;  Managing Asian Business Leader (ABL) program  of GSM, Kyoto University as its Chair; Professor of International Project Management, Kyoto University




Corporate Management, Business Creation,
Human Resources Development
Graduated from the Kyoto University Faculty and Graduate School of Engineering. PhD (Engineering). Worked as Executive Director of the Nomura Research Institute, President of NRI Network Communications, President of NRI Learning Network, and Consultant of the Nomura Research Institute. Served positions as Chair of the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications Communication Policy Bureau Teleport System Research Council, Member of the Science Council of Japan Urban and Regional Planning Research Committee, Member of the JASDAQ Securities Exchange IR Recognition Committee, and others.


Adjunct Professor


Human Resource Development (HRD), International Management

Received his PhD in Human Resource Development, and Master of International Business from the Ohio State University, Columbus, USA. Currently, Dean of IIUM Academy of Graduate & Professional Studies, and Graduate School of Management, and a Senior Professor at Faculty of Economics & Management Sciences of the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). Taught in Singapore and USA for more than 25 years. Visiting Professor of several universities in USA, China, Saudi Arabia, Indonesia, and Bangladesh. Member, Board of Trustees ABEST21 International. Editor of IJTD and Board member of several ISI and Scopus indexed journals. First Asian to be recognized as the “Outstanding HRD Scholar” by the Academy of HRD in USA. Provided consultancy & advisory services to many international organizations and presented keynote speeches at international conferences in more than 12 countries.

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Adjunct Professor

Takeo MORI



Public Private Partnership


Graduated from the Kyoto University Faculty of Law(1984).  
Worked for The Kansai Electric Power Co. in HR Representative, Communication enterprise and Sales. Seconded to Union of Kansai Governments, as Advisor to the President Public-Private-Partnership (2012-present). Currently, The Organizing Committee of the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai, as Advisor to the President (2013-present)and The KANSAI Tourism Bureau as Chief Executive Officer(2016-2018).


ABL Secretariat

 kanami Yoriko KANAMI Kyoto University
hirao Yoshiaki HIRAO KBRC
 fukutomi Yuko FUKUTOMI KBRC