Naoki Hara

JFE Engineering America

Naoki Hara was appointed as President & CEO of JFE Engineering America in 2017 after serving more than two decades as marketing and business development specialist to implement JFE Engineering Corporation’s cutting-edge technologies in the energy utilization business fields in both Southeast Asian countries and the United States. He has high aspirations towards the realization of a decarbonized society, and for JFE’s technological capabilities to contribute and play a leading role in achieving this goal. The major members of the JFE Group, one of the largest steel conglomerates in Japan, consists of comprehensive engineering, steel manufacturing, steel trading firm, as well as a large shipbuilder of Japan Marine. He graduated from Keio University (Tokyo) and holds a degree in Master of Business Administration, and a bachelor’s degree from Syracuse University (New York). Naoki is a big fan of the college men’s basketball (NCAA).