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【President】
Koichiro Ishimori (Mr.)

【Education】
He obtained a B.A. in Economics from Rikkyo University (Japan) and a M.A. in Technology and International Public Policy from Graduate School of International Studies at the University of Denver (USA), and abdicated from a Ph.D program in Science Policy Research Unit at the University of Sussex (UK). He did internships at United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (UNIDIR) and United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) both in Geneva.

【Occupation】
Before holding the current position at the Value Frontier Co., Ltd, he worked at International Development Research Institute of the Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID), and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) for 6 years. He manages the company while doing consultation work with the government and international organizations on planning, monitoting and evaluation of environmental/development projects as well as formulating those projects with SMEs.

【Publications】
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., Evaluation on ODA Grant Projects 2009, Project for Groundwater Development for Rural Water Supply in Zambezia Province(1)(2)(3) in Mozambique, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., Evaluation on ODA Loan Projects 2009, Port of Colombo North Pier Development Project (1)(2), Urgent Upgrading of Colombo Port Project in Sri Lanka, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., Evaluation on ODA Loan Projects 2008, Upland Plantation and Land Development Project at Citarik Sub-watershed in Indonesia, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., Evaluation on ODA Loan Projects 2007, Water Pipeline Construction and Irrigation Project in North-Tunisia, Japan Bank for International Cooperation
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., Evaluation on ODA Loan Projects 2007, Goubellat Irrigation Perimeters Construction Project, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (forthcoming)
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., Evaluation Highlights on ODA Loan Projects 2007, Barbara Irrigation Project, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (forthcoming)
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., Mizu to Eiseibunya niokeru Multi-Bi-renkei kyoka wo mezasite kensyu shiryo (Training material on “Strengthening Multilateral and Bilateral Partnerships in Water Supply and Sanitation”) at the ODA Task Force Remote Seminar on 8 November, 2006, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japanese Only).
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., New Approaches to Development and Changing Sector Issues, Water-related Issues and International Development, pp. 215-242 , FASID (2005)
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., “Integrated Water Resources Management” in Development Assistance Key Information System, FASID 2004 (Japanese Only).
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro and MATSUZAWA, Takeo., Dai 4 kai zenkoku taikai houkoku ronbunsyu (the Proceeding of the 4th Annual Conference), Kokusai kyoryoku ginko no torikumi: Indonesia no hokenjyo kyoka jigyo wo jirei ni (Experience of Japan Bank for International Cooperation: Case of Projects on Improvement of Community Health Centers in Indonesia), pp. 360-365, the Japan Evaluation Society (2003).
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., Kaihatsu enjo no atarashii choryu 2002 (New trends in development assistance –literature reviews- 2002), A Revised Forest Strategy for the World Bank Group No.26, FASID 2003 (Japanese Only)
・ISHIMORI, Koichiro., Kaihatsu enjo no atarashii choryu 2002 (New trends in development assistance –literature reviews- 2002), Water Resources Sector Strategy: Strategic Directions for World Bank Engagement No.24, FASID 2003 (Japanese Only)

【Others】
・He completed a two-year mid-career training program by LEAD International, an international NGO in UK, and is currently a fellow of LEAD.
・He is a member of Global Governance of Water
・He is a quality control member of Global Reporting Initiativetrainings