JICA Ogata Research Institute



Visiting Fellow

Educational Background

1988 Bachelor of Economics, Chuo University
2002 Master of Economics, Hosei University

Career Background

- Program-Specific Professor, Graduate School of Advanced Integrtated Studies in Human Survivability, Kyoto University (2023-present)

Major assignment since joining JICA in 1988 include:

- Director General, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and
Development (2021-2023)

- Director General, Economic Development Department (2019-2021)

- Senior Deputy Director General, Operations Strategy Department(2017-2019)

- Chief Representative, JICA Ghana Office (2014-2017)

- JICA Tanzania Office (2006-2009)

- Operations Strategy Department(2003-2006)

- Institute for International Cooperation(2000-2003)

- Operations Strategy Department(1998-2000)

- Economist, Export-Import Bank of Japan (1996-1998)

- JICA Kenya Office (1991-1994)

Major Publications

Human Security Today, JICA Ogata Sadako Research Institute for Peace and Development, 2022 (co-author)

For Inclusive and Dynamic Development in Sub-Saharan Africa, JICA Research Institute, 2013 (co-author)
Catalyzing Development: A New Vision for Aid, Brookings Institution Press, 2011 (co-editor)
The new perspective of Japan’s Official Development Assistance, FASID, 2006 (co-author)

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