Position Professor
Degree Master of Public Administration, Indiana University O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs (formerly SPEA) (2005) B.A.(Law), University of Tokyo (1996)
Specialty Local Public Administration and Finance
Current Research Interests Local Public Finance
  • Professional Career


2021  Professor, GRIPS

2017  Director general, CLAIR Paris (Japanese Center for Local Authorities Paris Office), Council of Local Authorities for International Relations (CLAIR)

2015  Counselor for Policy Planning Senior/ Policy Coordinator for Positive Action, Promotion Division, Gender Equality Bureau, Cabinet Office  

Counselor for Policy Planning, Office for Promotion of Women's Empowerment, Cabinet Secretariat

2011  Director General and Acting Deputy Director General(Policy Department)/ Director General (General Affairs Department), Kagawa Prefecture

2010  Deputy Director of Municipal Tax Policy Division, Local Tax Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC)

2006 Director (Area Planning Division, Budget and Finance Division), Ibaraki Prefecture

2005  Deputy director, General affairs division, Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA) Also have worked at Secretariat of Council for the Promotion of Decentralization Reform at Cabinet office and Mie Prefecture

1996  Entered Ministry of Home Affairs (Now MIC)


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