Tatsuo Masuda is Chairman of FairCourt Capital Group and also serves as visiting professor at the Nagoya University of Commerce and Business Graduate School on energy-climate nexus and business, as board member of SOC Corporation in Tokyo, and as strategic committee member of Elion House in Singapore.
He taught at the Tokyo Institute of Technology on technological innovation (2005-2009) and Paris University-Dauphine on energy geopolitics (2005-2010). He has extensive careers in energy business and policymaking as advisor to Japan Petroleum Exploration Co.,(2006-2011), vice president of Japan National Oil Corporation (2002-2005) and director for oil markets and security at the International Energy Agency (1996-2001).
Prior to this, he assumed several posts related with energy policymaking and administration in METI.
Currently, he is strongly interested in a new dimension of energy and climate policies, and associates with the World Economic Forum as member of the Expert Network.