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Noburu Yoshida

IDS Alumnus, Japan

Noburu Yoshida is a research management officer at the Institute of Developing Economies (IDE) in Japan. Noburu has more than ten years working experience in development research administration and management. He currently has a central role in bridging the extensive academic knowledge of researchers and research management expertise within the institute. As well as enhancing research outcome to policymakers, and other major stakeholders not only in Japan, but also throughout the world. 

Professional experience


  • 2011-2015 Deputy Director/Research Management Officer, Research Planning Division, Research Planning Department, IDE (2013-2015 on leave to IDS)
  • 2014-2015 Visiting Research Associate, Institute of Development Studies (IDS), UK (working with BMAS and Green Transformations clusters)
  • 2007-2011 Research Administrator, ERIA Support Office, JETRO


Academic qualifications