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Introduction of Staff

Director General


Shuhei Ishimaru
After working at the Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), he has been the Director General of the FDC since April 2015. He is also active as the visiting professor in graduate school of Kyushu University; the director of the advisory board of the Avispa Fukuoka professional football team; member of the board of the Future Center Alliance Japan (FCAJ); member of the board of Kyushu University’s Regional Policy Design School and chairperson of the Planning Subcommittee of Financial Administrative Committee of Kyushu Economic Federation. He also holds several public offices such as committees for central ministries and local governments.
Wrote a book called “Hyper Growing City Fukuoka” -The world pays attention to the Secret of the innovation mechanism. (Nikkei Business Publication)

Public positions:
Member of Suita City Round-table-conference on Promoting Computerization (Osaka)
Director General of Public Governance Reform Promotion Council
Senior advisor of Munakata City’s Comprehensive Strategy for Revitalization of the City, People and Employment
Director General of Management Council of Innovation Studio Fukuoka
Member of Okinawa’s Strategic Deliberation Committee on the Promotion of MICE
Member of Iki City Committee on Formulating Basic Guidelines for Promoting Lifelong Activities (Nagasaki)
Member of Committee for Fukuoka City General Transportation Strategy
Chairperson of the Committee of Fukuoka Health Lab
Public advisor of Iizuka City government
Secretary general of Iki City Council on Promoting Lifelong Activities (Nagasaki)
Member of Designated Corporation Evaluation Committee of Fukuoka National Strategic Special Zones
Member of the Committee for Hakozaki Campus Site Utilization
Member of the Advisory committee for Promoting Fukuoka city's Data Utilization
Member of the Committee for Promotion of Comprehensive Plan for Munakata City
Director General of FUKUOKA Smart EAST Promotion Consortium
Member of the Committee for Examination of Venture Support Policies in Hamamatsu
Member of the Committee for Emergent Urban Regeneration Development of Hakozaki area in Fukuoka
Member of Kyushu Open Innovation Research and Planning Center
Member of the Working group for Smart city Development Utilizing Data for Green field, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Chairperson of the Planning Subcommittee of Financial Administrative Committee, Kyushu Economic Federation
Advisory Board Member of Center for Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Studies, Kyushu University
Member of the Committee of Fukuoka City Seniors’ Performance Support Project
Temporary member of the Council of Fukuoka City Health and Welfare
Chairperson of Fukuoka Smart East Research Group
Member of Kyushu Future Vision Review Special Committee of Kyushu Economic Federation
Member of T.Huang Entrepreneurship Center of Kyushu University External Advisor Meeting Committee
Chairperson of the Working Group for Examination of Freestanding Economic Area in Kyushu Economic Federation