Energy Analyst and president of the Post-oil Strategy Institute. After graduating from Kyoto University with a doctorate in science, Mr. Oba worked for a technology think tank and then took on his current position. He provides policy recommendations on Japan’s energy security and industrial strategy. He is a fellow at JDSC Inc., a company that utilizes AI technology to analyze data, and a visiting fellow at PHP Research Institute. Mr. Oba is also a member of the Clean Energy Study Conference under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.