Jun Arima, Director General of JETRO London, sits down with Rev. Professor Stuart D.B. Picken (1942-2016), Chairman of IAFOR's International Advisory Board, to continue their discussion on Japan's economy.
JETRO London’s top priorities are to promote foreign direct investment in Japan, promote export from Japan and support EU-Japan Free Trade Agreement and Economic Partnership Agreement negotiations.
Jun Arima was a Keynote Speaker at The European Business Management Conference 2014 (EBMC2014) in Brighton, England.
Professor Jun Arima
Jun Arima was formerly Director General of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), London from 2011-2015 and Special Advisor on Global Environmental Affairs for the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Japan from 2011-2015. He has previously held various international energy/environment-related positions including Head of Division, Country Studies, International Energy Agency (IEA), Director, International Affairs Division, Agency of Natural Resources and Energy, METI and Deputy Director General for Environmental Affairs at METI’s Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau. In the COP (UN Convention on Climate Change) 14, 15 and 16, he was Japanese Chief Negotiator for AWG-KP.
He is currently a Professor at the University of Tokyo, Japan, where he teaches the in Energy Security, International Energy Governance and Environmental Policies in the Graduate School of Public Policy.