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Organization

Board Members

as of July 1, 2022

President

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Name: TANAKA Akihiko

Date of appointment: April 1, 2022

Profile:

2017 President, the National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), Japan
2015 Professor, International Politics at the Institute for Advanced Studies on Asia, the University of Tokyo
2012 President, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
2009 Executive Vice President, the University of Tokyo
2000 Professor, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo


Executive Senior Vice President

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Name: YAMADA Junichi

Date of appointment: May 23, 2020

Profile:

October 2017 Senior Vice President, JICA
October 2013 Vice-President for ODA Loans and Private Sector Partnership, JICA
June 2012 Director General, Operations Strategy Department, JICA
October 2008 Director General, Middle East and Europe Department, JICA
April 1982 Joined Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF)

Senior Vice President

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Name: UESHIMA Takumi

Date of appointment: December 1, 2018


Profile:

September 2015 Chief Secretary, Office of President, JICA
October 2013 Director General, Industrial Development and Public Policy Department, JICA
June 2010 Director General, Procurement Department, JICA
April 2008 Deputy Director General, Operations Strategy Department, JICA
April 1982 Joined Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

In charge of:

  • Security Management Department
  • Financial Cooperation Implementation Department
  • Operation Support Department
  • Labor management and welfare


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Name: YOKOYAMA Tadashi

Date of appointment: October 1, 2019


Profile:

July 2019 Deputy Vice Minister for international affairs, Ministry of Finance
July 2015 Head, Asia External Representation Office, AfDB
July 2014 Director, Multilateral Development Banks Division, International Bureau, Ministry of Finance
June 2013 Director, Regional Financial Cooperation Division, International Bureau, Ministry of Finance
April 1988 Joined Ministry of Finance

In charge of:

  • Treasury, Finance and Accounting Department
  • Credit Risk Analysis and Environmental Review Department
  • Financial risk management
  • Loan, grant and property administration Department


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Name: NAKAZAWA Keiichiro

Date of appointment: May 23, 2020


Profile:

June 2018 Director General, Operations Strategy Department, JICA
April 2017 Director General, South Asia Department, JICA
March 2015 Chief Representative, Myanmar Office, JICA
March 2014 Senior Deputy Director General, Southeast Asia and Pacific Department, JICA
April 1987 Joined Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF)

In charge of:

  • South Asia Department
  • East and Central Asia and the Caucasus Department
  • Private Sector Partnership and Finance Department


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Name: SHIBATA Hironori

Date of appointment: July 1, 2020


Profile:

September 2018 Deputy Director-General for International Trade Policy, Trade Policy Bureau, Mistry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan
August 2015 Minister, Embassy of Japan in Germany
August 2013 Minister, Embassy of Japan in the Philippines
August 2011 Director, First Division, Intelligence and Analysis Service, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
April 1987 Joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs

In charge of:

  • General Affairs Department
  • Information System Department
  • Media and Public Relations Department
  • Personnel Department
  • Operations Strategy Department
  • Development partnership


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Name: NAKAMURA Toshiyuki

Date of appointment: October 1, 2020


Profile:

April 2020 Director General, Governance and Peacebuilding Department, JICA
April 2017 Director General, Industrial Development and Public Policy Department, JICA
April 2016 Senior Deputy Director General, Operations Strategy Department, JICA
July 2014 Senior Deputy Director General, General Affairs Department, JICA
April 1989 Joined Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

In charge of:

  • Africa Department
  • Governance and Peacebuilding Department
  • Evaluation Department
  • Secretariat of Japan Overseas Cooperation Volunteers
  • Secretariat of Japan Disaster Relief Team


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Name: YAMANAKA Shinichi

Date of appointment: October 1, 2020


Profile:

June 2018 Chief Representative, Indonesia Office, JICA
April 2016 Director General, Operations Strategy Department, JICA
April 2014 Director General, Middle East and Europe Department, JICA
August 2012 Senior Deputy Director General, Personnel Department, JICA
April 1984 Joined Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund (OECF)

In charge of:

  • Southeast Asia and Pacific Department
  • Middle East and Europe Department


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Name: ONODERA Seiichi

Date of appointment: July 1, 2021


Profile:

July 2019 Counselor for Global Strategies, Minister's Secretariat, MLIT
April 2017 Director General, Infrastructure Engineering Department, JICA
April 2015 Senior Director, Road Department, Chubu Regional Development Bureau, MLIT
June 2014 Director, International Affairs Office, Road Bureau, Ministry of land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT)
April 1988 Joined Ministry of Construction

In charge of:

  • Global Environment Department
  • Infrastructure Management Department
  • Infrastructure Engineering Department
  • Establishment, revision and operation of regulations related to technical aspect and compliance of Japanese ODA Loan projects


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Name: IMOTO Sachiko

Date of appointment: October 1, 2021


Profile:

April 2020 Director General, Office of Media and Public Relations, JICA
May 2018 Senior Director, Office for Global Issues and Development Partnership, Operations Strategy Department, JICA
January 2014 Senior Representative, India Office, JICA
August 2010 Director, South Asia Division 3, South Asia Department
April 1993 Joined Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)

In charge of:

  • Latin America and the Caribbean Department
  • Human Development Department
  • Economic Development Department
  • Domestic Strategy and Partnership Department
  • JICA-University Alliance for Development Studies

Auditor

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Name: SANO Keiko

Date of appointment: July 1, 2022

Profile:

February 2021 Director General, Economic Development Department, JICA
April 2019 Director General, Okinawa Center, JICA
September 2015 Chief Representative, Kenya Office, JICA
April 2014 Deputy Director General, and Group Director for Higher Education and Social Security, Human Development Department, JICA
January 1996 Joined Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)


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Name: SEKIGUCHI Noriko

Date of appointment: July 1, 2022

Profile:



  1. Senior vice presidents and auditors are listed in the order of their appointment.
  2. Number of executive officers and auditors: Pursuant to Article 7 of the JICA Act, there shall be one president and three auditors, and there may be one executive senior vice president and up to eight senior vice presidents.
  3. Terms of office of executive officers and auditors: pursuant to Article 21 of the Act on General Rules for Incorporated Administrative Agencies, the term of office of the president is from the date of appointment until the last day of the mid-term plan currently in effect at the time of the appointment, and the term of office of each auditor is from the date of appointment until the date that the audited financial statements covering the final fiscal year of the mid-term plan for which such auditor is responsible are approved. Pursuant to Article 9 of the JICA Act, the term of office of the executive senior vice president, if any, is four years, and the term of office of the senior vice presidents, if any, is two years.

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