Yoshimi Yamamoto

RESONAC Corporation

Works for RESONAC, a chemical company that changed its name from Showa Denko in January 2023.  She is promoting the licensing or partnership of KPR, the chemical recycling process that commercially produces hydrogen and ammonia from waste plastics, collaborating with JGC, an integrated EPC company.

After engaging in research and development at Showa Denko and a joint venture for 20 years, she was in charge of energy management, risk management, etc. for the entire group company at the headquarters. During that time, she was seconded to the Environment & Energy Policy Bureau of Nippon Keidanren (Japan Business Federation), involving in policy planning related to energy and global environment for the business world and to the Energy conservation technology department of NEDO, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization, involving  project management of innovative technology development and public offerings for government subsidized projects. She has a PhD in Science.