2001 University of Tokyo, Bachelor degree in Law
2008 University of Cambridge, Mphil in Environmental Policy
2009 Sussex University, MA in Environment, Development and Policy

Professional Appointments

2001-2003 Global Environment Bureau, Ministry of Environment, Japan (MOE-J) (Climate Change policy coordination, international negotiation)
2004-2005 Policy Coordination Bureau (Proposition of Carbon tax, AICHI Expo)
2006 Environmental Management Bureau (Water management policy, Amendment of Vehicle Exhaust Gas Management Act)
2009 Natural Environment Bureau, Deputy Director (National Trust, Establishing Act to promote citizen activities to conserve biodiversity)
2010 Secretary to Parliamentary Vice Minister of Environment
2011 Environmental Education Office, Deputy Director
2012 Japan Economy Revitalization Headquarters, Deputy Director
2013 Embassy of Japan in China (Ministry of Foreign Affairs), First secretary
2017 Environmental Impact Assessment Division, Deputy Director, MOE-J
2018- Sophia University, Graduate School of Global Environmental Studies, Associate Professor

Research and Teaching Interests

Environmental Policy / Climate Change Policy / East Asian (including Japan-China) Environmental Cooperation / Consumption and its environmental impact (esp. impact throughout supply chain overseas)/ Ecological footprint of food consumption/ sustainable lifestyle.