Hironori Iwasaki

Hironori Iwasaki

Director, PwC Advisory LLC


Energy, utilities & mining

Summary of expertise

Since joining PwC Advisory LLC in May 2021, Hironori Iwasaki has provided support for decarbonisation activities in various industries, as well as advisory services regarding the electricity and energy markets.

Prior to joining PwC Advisory, Hironori worked with clients in the electric power sector and energy sector at a major Japanese think tank since 1997. He was particularly engaged in both public and private client work related to distributed energy sources such as renewable energy and battery storage systems, and the sophistication of power grid systems.

Committee memberships

  • Member of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry's Study Group on Sustainability of Storage Batteries (2022)
  • NEDO Technical Committee Member (2009-11, 2021-23)
    • Member of the Energy Storage Technology Review Committee on Japan-EU Energy Cooperation
    • Member of post-project evaluation committee on Research and Development Initiative for Scientific Innovation of New Generation Batteries 2 (RISING2)
  • New Power System Research and Development Trend Survey Expert Committee, Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan (2009-10)
  • JNC (the National Committee of CIGRE of Japan) Committee Member of Study Committee C6 (Distribution Systems and Dispersed Generation) (2009-21)
  • National Committee Member of IEC TC120 (Electrical Energy Storage (EES) Systems) WG5 (Safety considerations) (2016-17)


  • CIGRE Distinguished Japanese Paper Award “Operational Analysis of a Microgrid: the Hachinohe Demonstration Project”, Hironori Iwasaki, et al, 2008

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