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​パリ大学を経た後、フランスのトップエリートスクールのEcole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussés国際経営大学院の副所長を6年間務め、帰国後、長銀総合研究所の主席エコノミストとして活躍。40代後半で、東京大学大学院工学系研究科助教授に転身。工学と経済学の分野で二つの博士号を取得、経営工学や都市開発分野で研究実績を残した。その後、世界銀行都市開発に加わり、中国四川を担当。





Dr Takeuchi is a former president of la Maison de la Culture du Japon à Paris. Currently, she sits on the board of HORIBA, Ltd. ( ) as an independent director. She is an invited professor at Tokyo College of Music for liberal arts. ​


She started her academic career in France at Institut des Sciences Mathématique et Economique Appliquées in Paris and taught at Université de Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. She then became a vice president of an MBA course at Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, the top French engineering school.


After returning from France, she started working as an economist at the Long Term Credit Bank of Japan. She then pursued an academic career at the University of Tokyo in the engineering department and then at Kyoto University.  

Dr Takeuchi holds two PhDs in engineering and economics. ​For public services, She participated in the Economic Strategic Council during Prime Minister Obuchi’s cabinet. For education, she founded a Leadership Program at Nissan Scientific Foundation. 


International scenery, she was nominated as an official candidate for OECD secretary general in 2016. Her international background pushed her to lead many international projects. She led World Bank’s Global Fund for Disaster Reduction and Recovery project as the Chair from 2007-2010, followed by the JICA-JST project on environmental technology application.


She published several books and wrote many articles. Her books include:

-“Urban Policy”, Nihon Keizai Hyoron-Sha, 2006,

-“Urban System and Industrial System”, 2003,

-“Institutional Design of Public Management” NTT Publications, 2002,

-“Social Infrastructure toward the 21st Century”, 1999,

-“Universality and particularity of European Integration” PHP Institute, 1992.

In 2005, she was awarded the Order of National Merit by the French government. In 2014 she was awarded the Order of Arts and Literature ( L’Ordre National des Arts et des Lettres) by the French Government.   

She speaks fluent French and English.   



竹内 佐和子
竹内 佐和子
竹内 佐和子
竹内 佐和子
竹内 佐和子
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