Hiroshi Tomita joined the Carbon Market Team in BNP Paribas Tokyo Branch in 2010 following the merger of Fortis Bank by BNP Paribas and is responsible for Carbon Market Transactions in Asia / Japan.
He started his career in the field of Corporate Finance at the Nomura Research Institute and then held a position focusing on Project Finance at the Inter-American Development Bank and the Japan Bank for International Cooperation. In December 2004, seconded from JBIC, he joined Japan Carbon Finance, the company that manages the Japan Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund, Asia's first carbon fund in which 33 Japanese entities participate. As a founding member of JCF, he was responsible for the development of greenhouse gas reduction projects in Latin America and successfully purchased JCF's first carbon credits to be utilized for the first commitment period of the Kyoto Protocol. In 2008, continuing his career in the field of carbon, he joined the Carbon Banking Team of Fortis Bank and expanded his coverage area to the secondary trade of carbon products in Japan. He also contributed in the development of the carbon market by involving himself in several working group related to environmental finance in Japan which includes the Committee for the Study of Kyoto Credit Exchange, organized by Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc.
He graduated from Waseda University in Tokyo and holds a business degree from IESE, International Graduate School of Management in Barcelona.