Misho Hirato

Deputy Director of Paris Office
East Japan Railway Company, Japan
Holding a Master of Business Administration from Manchester Business School,
and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Tokyo, Misho HIRATO has
held several leadership positions in general administration, tourism and strategy
planning in East Japan Railway Company and its subsidiaries as well as public
1995, Joined the East Japan Railway Company (JRE)
1997, Personnel Division, Chiba Branch Office
2001, IT Business Development & Planning Project Team, JRE Headquarter
2005, Deputy Manager, Consolidated Account Division,
JR East Management Service Co., Ltd
2008, Seconded to Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan,
as an Expert of Environment & Economy Division
2010, Deputy Manager, Tourism Strategy Planning Project Team, JRE Headquarter
2012, Seconded to Fukui Prefectural Tourism Federation, an organization of
Municipal Government, as a Director of Sales Promotion
2015, Director of Corporate Planning & Sales Strategy,
JR EAST VIEW Travel Service Co., LTD,
2018, Manager, High Speed Railway Group, Global Railway Business Division,
International Affairs Headquarters, JRE
2019, Deputy Director, Paris Office, JRE