Staff Members

October 1, 2019

Department Heads

Ayaka Matsuno Director Gender Investment and Innovation Department
Aya Murata Director Japan–U.S. Program
Maho Nakayama Director Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Eiji Sakai Director Ocean Policy Planning and Management Department
Kayoko Tatsumi Director Middle East and Islam Program Department
Yu Zhan Director Sasakawa Japan–China Friendship Fund

Senior Staff Members

Taisuke Abiru Senior Research Fellow International Peace and Security Department
Teruaki Aizawa Senior Program Advisor Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Akiko Horiba Senior Program Officer Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Hu Yiping Senior Program Officer Sasakawa Japan–China Friendship Fund
Nobumasa Kitajima Program Advisor Middle East and Islam Program Department
Masanori Kobayashi Senior Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Yoshiyuki Kobayashi Senior Program Officer Sasakawa Japan–China Friendship Fund
Miko Maekawa Senior Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Aya Murata Senior Program Officer Japan–U.S. Program
Yui Nakamura Senior Program Officer Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Maho Nakayama Senior Program Officer Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Ippeita Nishida Senior Research Fellow International Peace and Security Department
Bonji Ohara Senior Fellow International Peace and Security Department
Fumiko Okamoto Senior Program Officer Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Joseph Orcino Senior Program Advisor Japan–U.S. Program
Natasha Shih Senior Investment Officer Gender Investment and Innovation Department
Hideyuki Shiozawa Senior Program Officer Pacific Island Nations Program
Tomohiko Tsunoda Senior Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department/Ocean Policy Planning and Management Department)
Atsushi Watanabe Senior Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Tsuneo Watanabe Senior Fellow International Peace and Security Department
Lily Yu Senior Advisor Gender Investment and Innovation Department

Staff Members

John A. Dolan Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Ocean Policy Planning and Management Department)
Iwao Fujii Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Mai Fujii Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Akihito Hayashi Program Officer Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Sanae Hayashi Program Officer Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Michael C. Huang Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Etsuko Ito Program Officer Gender Investment and Innovation Department
Yuki Kobayashi Research Fellow International Peace and Security Department
Yuta Komori Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department/Ocean Policy Planning and Management Department)
Madoka Kono Associate Program Officer Japan–U.S. Program
Takeshi Mizunari Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Ocean Policy Planning and Management Department/Policy Research Department)
Yuhei Murakami Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Tomoko Nagasako Research Associate International Peace and Security Department
Nobuko Nakamura Reserch Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Risa Nobe Research Fellow International Peace and Security Department
Sachiko Oguma Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Ocean Policy Planning and Management Department/Policy Research Department)
Kentaro Sakamoto Research Associate International Peace and Security Department
Nao Soutome Program Officer Sasakawa Japan–China Friendship Fund
Ayuko Takahashi Associate Program Officer Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Hajime Tanaka Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Mayuko Tanaka Research Associate Middle East and Islam Program Department
Junko Toyoshima Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Akihiro Ueda Program Officer Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Xiang Gao Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
Yuka Yabashi Program Officer Gender Investment and Innovation Department
Sae Yamamoto Associate Program Officer Gender Investment and Innovation Department
Nami Yokogi Associate Program Officer Asia Peace Initiatives Department
Takahiro Yokoyama Program Officer Middle East and Islam Program Department
Nagisa Yoshioka Research Fellow Ocean Policy Research Institute
(Policy Research Department)
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The Sasakawa Pacific Island Nations Fund

This page has information about the Sasakawa Pacific Island Nations Fund activities until FY 2017.

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The Sasakawa Pan Asia Fund

This page has information about the Sasakawa Pan Asia Fund activities until FY 2017.

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The Sasakawa Japan–China Friendship Fund

This page has information about the Sasakawa Japan–China Friendship Fund activities until FY 2017.

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The Sasakawa Middle East Islam Fund

This page has information about the Sasakawa Middle East Islam Fund activities until FY 2017.

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