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Dr. Venkatachalam Anbumozhi

Director of Research Strategy and Innovation ERIA


Venkatachalam Anbumozhi is the Director of Research and Strategy and  Innovation at the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), Indonesia.  His previous positions include Senior Capacity Building Specialist at the Asian Development Bank Institute, Assistant Professor at the University of Tokyo, Senior Policy Researcher at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, and Assistant Manager at Pacific Consultants International, Tokyo.

He has published several books, authored numerous research articles, and produced many project reports on the digital economy, climate policies, infrastructure design, and Industry 4.0 in Green Growth. Anbumozhi was invited as a member of the G20 task force on Smart Cities Living Lab,  APEC Expert Panel on Green Growth, the US-ASEAN advisory group on Smart  Cities, and the ASEAN Panel for promoting climate-resilient growth.

He has taught technologies and resource management, international cooperation for sustainable development, and finance for inclusive growth at the University of Tokyo He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo.