Division Director, Division of Planning and Management
Office of International Programs,
He started his career at the Ministry of Health and Welfare of Japan in 1996. He has worked in the area of drugs, medical devices, food additives and controlled substances, and for the coordination of the research grant by the Ministry. From 2011 to 2014, he served as Technical Officer at WHO HQ in Geneva for the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring. After coming back to Japan, he served as a Deputy Director at the office of Global Health Cooperation, International Affairs Division, the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare until March 2020.