Yasuhiro Kanda is a corporate affiliate visiting fellow at Shorenstein APARC for 2005-06. Prior to joining Shorenstein APARC, he held positions at the Kansai Electric Power Company (KEPCO) for thirteen years, in their nuclear fuel purchasing and business developing departments. Kanda's experiences at KEPCO included forwarding nuclear-fuel-recycling-system in Japan according to national policy, handling new-business planning, and launching a new business as a manager in a KEPCO subsidiary. His latest position at KEPCO was as manager.
Kanda did his undergraduate study at Kobe University in Kobe, where he majored in business administration.