Dr. Hosoe is Managing Director of FGE Japan and Member of the Executive Committee of FGE. An energy expert on Japan, Dr. Hosoe is familiar with energy policies, demand, supply, and trade with a special focus on downstream oil and natural gas/LNG. Research focus also includes a comparative analysis of corporate efficiency of national oil companies (NOC) vs. international oil companies (IOC). Dr. Hosoe is a member of Phi Theta Kappa honor society and was a Project Specialist at the East-West Center in Hawaii for 2001-2013.
Currently, FGE has over 40 companies as retainer clients in Japan, including utilities, oil companies, trading houses, shipping, engineering and technology companies, and the major LNG and LPG importers. Dr. Hosoe meets with top management of the client companies and METI officials on a regular basis.
Dr. Hosoe has been involved in numerous projects on Japan-focused energy issues including; Asian LNG Market: Fundamentals and Pricing, Strategic Recommendations for Japan’s LNG Procurement; LNG Market Study for Russian LNG for Japan; Japan’s gas and power market deregulation; Japan-US Product Trade; ASEAN+3 Energy Securities; and APEC Energy Securities.
She has published numerous reports related to Japan’s oil and gas industry which have been cited in the Middle East Economic Survey (MEES), Oil and Gas Journal, and other oil/gas publications. Dr. Hosoe has been a chapter contributing author of numerous publications on Japan specific issues.