Representative and Director, Sustainable Energy for All initiative New York office, Executive Office of the Secretary-General
Dr. Takada is Representative of the New York office of the Sustainable Energy for All initiative, at the Executive Office of the Secretary-General. He spearheads global stakeholder mobilization efforts, facilitates inter-governmental discussions on energy, and coordinates meetings of its Advisory Board of Sustainable Energy for All, co-chaired by Secretary-General and the President of the World Bank. Prior to this position, he was Head of the Sustainable Energy Programme at United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). He was also posted with UNDP in Angola and with Japan International Cooperation Agency in Ghana.