Council Structure



The German-Japanese Energy Transition Council (GJETC) consists of 6 full member experts and 3 associated members from both countries. Prof. Dr. Peter Hennicke, former president of the Wuppertal Institute and co-initiator of the German-Japanese Energy Transition Council, is functioning as co-chair in cooperation with his Japanese colleague Prof. Masakazu Toyoda, Chairman and CEO of the Instititute of Energy Economics Japan (IEEJ).

On the German side, the Wuppertal Institute supports the Council’s work as the scientific secretariat. In Japan this role has been taken by the renowned Institute of Energy Economics Japan (IEEJ). ECOS Consult is responsible for the organizational support and contributes with its long-standing competence in Japanese-German projects.