- General Manager Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd
Hisataka Yakabe is the General Manager of Fundamental Technology Research Institute in Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. He got a PhD in Applied Physics and has extensive expertise in fuel cell and hydrogen related fields, and lead commercialization of residential fuel cell systems in Japan.
He is a board member of Hydrogen Energy Systems Society of Japan, the Vice Chairman of the research project of Japan Society of Energy and Resources, and a member of evaluation committee for Strategic Innovation Program of Japanese government.
He is the incoming Chairman of the R&D and Innovation committee of IGU.