Kohei Toyoda

Kohei Toyoda

Chief Representative for the Middle East, Dubai Representative Office, Japan Bank for International Cooperation

Mr. Kohei Toyoda is Chief Representative of Dubai Representative Office, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) from June 1st 2019 where he is taking charge of relationship management and research activities in the Middle East region.

Prior to the current position he was Director for International Coordination, Trade Policy Bureau Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) of Government of Japan (GOJ) between April 1st 2017 and March 31st 2019 where he took charge of promoting international business collaborations between Japan and partner countries.

He was Director of New Energy and Power Financing Department in JBIC between 2015 and 2017, where he was responsible for providing project finance to power projects in the Middle East and Africa. He was also responsible for extending project finance to mining projects in Latin American countries when he was Deputy Director of Mining Finance Department in JBIC between 2011 and 2012. He also stayed in London for two years between 2006 and 2008 as Representative of JBIC London office.
He has broader experience and knowledge on project finance as well as policy based public sector finance.

He has a BA in Economics from Kobe University and a Master in Economics from London University (University College London (UCL).