Makoto Shiono

Makoto Shiono

Director of Management & Group Head, Emerging Technologies, Institute of Geoeconomics


B.A. in Political Science, Faculty of Law, Keio University (Kubo, Fumiaki Research Group of American Politics), Master of Laws, Washington University (St. Louis) School of Law.

Member of the Working Group of the Digital Market Competition Council of the Cabinet Office, Member of the Working Group of the Green Innovation Project Subcommittee of the Industrial Structure Council, and other positions. He participated in the drafting of the Ethics Guidelines (2017) in the Ethics Committee of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence. At the Keizai Doyukai (Japan Association of Corporate Executives), he served as Vice Chair of the Innovation Strategy Committee (2022).

[Concurrent Positions]
Managing Director, Industrial Growth Platform, Inc. (IGPI)
Executive Director and CIO (Chief Investment Officer), JBIC IG Partners
Board of Director, JB Nordic Ventures (Finland)


Technology and International Politics / Energy Security / Innovation Policy


Digital Technology and the Dynamics of International Politics (NewsPicks Publishing, 2020)

International House of Japan

Asia Pacific Initiative