Mr. Yoshiyuki Watanabe
Deputy Director, Technology Development Center, Sustainability Co-Creation Unit, JGC Holdings Corporation
Yoshiyuki Watanabe is a Deputy Director in Technology Development Center, Sustainability Co-Creation Unit of JGC HOLDINGS CORPORATION. He has over 25 years of experience, all with the JGC Group, including 5 years as Process Development Researcher, 7 years as Process Engineer, 7 years as Group Leader in several R&D departments, 4 years as Project Manager for Japanese hydrocarbon projects and 4 years as General Manager of R&D, responsibilities include the strategic planning and execution of technology development in the JGC Group. He has extensive experience in the development and scaling-up of new process technologies, from catalyst performance evaluations and the development of conceptual process designs to producing process design packages for licensing the processes developed, as well as promoting the application of those processes. He holds a Master of Chemical Engineering (MChE) degree from Waseda University in Tokyo.