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Notice of personnel change


The Sasakawa Peace Foundation (Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Atsushi Sunami) has approved the following personnel change in accordance with a meeting of the Board of Councilors and Board of Trustees held on March 18, 2022.

Dr. Hide Sakaguchi has been inaugurated as Executive Director, Sasakawa Peace Foundation (SPF); President, Ocean Policy Research Institute (OPRI), SPF.

We will continue to work together to solve increasingly important ocean issues, and we look forward to your understanding and cooperation in the work of OPRI.

Recent Positions
April 2018–March 2021 Executive Director, Japan Agency for Marine-Earth Science and Technology (JAMSTEC)
April 2021–present   President, Ocean Policy Research Institute (OPRI), SPF