Masahiro Motoyuki
Executive Officer
Kobe Steel, Ltd.


KOBELCO Group’s CO₂ Reduction Solution

The presentation consists of three parts:

  • Summary of the “KOBELCO Group’s CO2 Reduction Solution —Innovative technology to reduce CO2 emissions from blast furnace operations successfully verified—", announced on 16 February 2021
  • Potential of KOBELCO Group’s CO2 reduction solutions contributing to the global steel industry
  • KOBELCO Group’s long-term roadmap for achieving carbon neutrality


Born in Osaka, Japan, in 1960 and awarded a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering by the University of Tokyo in 1983, Motoyuki joined Kobe Steel, Ltd. in 1983 and currently serves as the executive officer of the company. He has been engaged in the iron making business for nearly 15 years. From 2006 to 2014, he served as the general manager of the Process and Technology Department at the Iron Unit Centre. In July 2014, he was appointed senior general manager and led the Iron Unit Centre. Since April 2018, he has been serving as the executive officer and is responsible for the Iron Unit Centre and leads the project engineering division as the general manager in the engineering business.