Mr. Ryuta Suzuki is a JBIC’s Director overseeing its operations for power and renewable energy sector in EMEA (Europe, Middle-East, and Africa) and Americas. In his current position, he leads a team to extend (i) Export Credits to power sector projects which procure Japanese machines, equipment, and/or technologies, and (ii) GREEN untied loans to renewable energy and/or energy efficiency projects which can reduce GHG (Green-House Gas) emission.
He was formerly stationed in the Philippines from 2012 to 2015 as a start-up member of CGIF (Credit Guarantee and Investment Facility), a bond guarantee institution jointly established by governments of ASEAN+3 (10 member countries of Association of South-East Asian Nations together with the People’s Republic of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea) and ADB (Asian Development Bank) to develop capital markets in the region.
Prior to that, he held various positions at JBIC, mainly its operations for infrastructure projects in Asia and Treasury Department and applied his expertise to conceptualize and inaugurate JBIC’s Samurai Bond guarantee operations in 2009 and to establish CGIF in 2010.
Mr. Suzuki is a Chartered Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan and holds an MBA from University of Bath (U.K.) and a B.A. in Commerce from Waseda University (Japan).