Mr Seshimo has worked in the electric power development and energy industry, in different countries, for more than 30 years. He commenced his career with a leading Japanese trading company and held roles in which he was involved in various international overseas electric power projects. This included a period in which he was based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam where he was project manager for a Gas Combined Cycle corporation.
Kenichi has been working at Electric Power Development Co., Ltd (J-POWER) since 2004. During his time at J-POWER, Kenichi has been involved in a number of project development and management roles including as a non-Executive Director with CBK (750MW), a Pumped Storage Hydro Power Project Company based in the Philippines, a non-Executive Director of Chia Hui Gas Fired Power Project Company (450MW) in Taiwan, CEO of PT Bhimansena Power Indonesia for 2 x 1,000MW Ultra Super Critical (USC) Coal Thermal Power Projects (project cost $4 billion) in Indonesia and Chief Operating Officer of J-POWER Australia Pty Limited, where he has been responsible for developing and managing coal mines such as Clermont, Narrabri and Maules Creek in Australia.