Sasakawa USA hosted a private, off-the-record discussion with The Honorable Mineyuki Fukuda on Japan’s aims to use new hydrogen technologies to revolutionize the energy sector domestically and beyond.
Mineyuki Fukuda is serving his third term in the House of Representatives of the National Diet of Japan. He is a member of Japan’s Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) and currently serves as Special Advisor to the Minister of State for Special Missions of the Cabinet Office. As the Chief Secretary of both the LDP Research Commission on Natural Resources and Energy Strategy and the LDP Hydrogen Society Promotion Subcommittee, Mr. Fukuda helped formulate the party’s Strategic Energy Plan, which identifies hydrogen technology as a key resource for meeting Japan’s future energy needs. Mr. Fukuda also worked on the government’s national Cybersecurity Strategy and the Basic Law for Cyber Security in his role as the Chief Secretary of the LDP Special Mission Committee on IT Strategy. Rep. Fukuda proactively participates in policymaking on energy and cyber security issues, aiming for Japan to achieve safe, reliable sources of energies and enjoy the benefits of an interconnected world.