Taisuke Abiru


Senior Representative, Representative Office in Moscow (for Russia and CIS Countries), Japan Bank for International Cooperation

Areas of Expertise

Russian politics and energy strategy, Japan-Russia relations, eurasian geopolitics

Research Unit

External Relations


As the leader:

Energy Issues and Japanese Foreign Policy (2008)

Energy Resources Policy

Japan-Russia Strategic Dialogue

Japanese Energy Technology and Foreign Policy (2009)

As a member:

Eurasia Information Network (-2014)

As a manager:

Japan-India Cooperation Agenda


After graduating from Waseda University with a degree in political science and economics, earned his MA at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. After working as a freelance journalist, assumed his current position. Is a member of the Middle East study group, Committee for Energy Policy Promotion; study group on Siberian and Russian Far East development and Japan’s economic security, Japan Institute of International Affairs; study group on Japan’s resource diplomacy and energy cooperation, JIIA; and Russia’s Valdai International Discussion Club.