United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Hiroshi Yamagata

Hiroshi Yamagata
Director, International Affairs Division
&  Senior Coordinator for Severe Accident Measures

September 2012-  Director, International Affairs Division, NRA
April – September 2012 Director, Nuclear Fuel Transport & Storage Regulation
Division, Nuclear & Industrial Safety Agency (NISA), Ministry of  Economy, Trade & Industry (METI)
July 2011-   Counselor, Cabinet Secretariat
March –December 2011  Director for Safety Standard, and Fukushima Daiichi NPP  Accident, NISA, METI
July 2010-March 2011 Director-General, Department of Energy, Chugoku Bureau
July 2009 – July 2010  Director, International Affairs Office, Industrial Science and  Technology Policy and Environment Bureau
August 2006 - July 2009   Safety Assessment Advisor, Department of Safety and Security,  IAEA
June 2004 – July 2006  Counselor for Environmental Affairs, Minister’s Secretariat
July 2002 – June 2004  Director, Communication Office, Agency for Natural Resources  and Energy (ANRE)
January 2001 - July 2002  Director, Radioactive Waste Management Office, ANRE
July 1998 – July 2000  Administrator, Nuclear Development Division, OECD/Nuclear  Energy Agency
April 1987 – July 1998   Staff, METI

Education:
1997: Doctor of Engineering, Kyoto University
1995: Master of Science in Engineering-Economic Systems, Stanford University, USA.
1987: Master of Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Kyoto University
1985: Bachelor of Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Kyoto University

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