- Vice-President, Japan Water Agency (JWA), Japan
Graduate, Tokyo Univ.; 1982, Master's degree; 2008, PhD, Engineering, Nagoya Univ. Former: Deputy Director, Disaster Mitigation, Prime Minister's Office; Senior Relief Coordination Officer, UN Dept of Humanitarian Affairs, Geneva; Exec. Dir., Asian Disaster Reduction Center; Director, Disaster Preparedness, PR and International Cooperation, Cabinet Office, Japan. 2005, organized World Conference on Disaster Reduction. Director, Water Resources Policy, Regional Planning, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, Japan. Since 2013, Vice-President, Japan Water Agency. Board Member: ISSS; BCAO.