Mr. Tetsuro YOSHIDA
Tetsuro Yoshida has been working for the Institute of Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) since 2011 as senior policy researcher and his research focus has been on international environmental governance including SDGs/Post 2015 Development Agenda and renewable energy policy in developing countries. Previously, he worked as protection and programme officer for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and his assignment included the management of environmental projects (e.g. in energy, agro-forestry, reforestation and environmental education) in refugee camps and their hosting communities in Asia and Africa and policy formulation for guiding UNHCR’s environment and climate change related activities. He has lived and worked in various countries of the world, including Cyprus, France, Switzerland, the UK, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Africa, and the USA. He has obtained MALD and MSｃ degrees in public international law and international development from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University and environmental science and policy from Imperial College London.
Research Topics & Areas of Expertise
Environmental policy, sustainable development, environmental governance