Member, Panel of Experts established pursuant to Resolution 1929 (2010) on Iran
PhD, Sussex European Institute, University of Sussex, UK. Adviser to Space Development Committee, Liberal Democratic Party; Policy Adviser, Mitsubishi Electric; Guest Researcher, Princeton University; Professor, International Political Economy, Public Policy School, Hokkaido University. Member, International Academy of Astronautics. Chairman, Space Security Committee, International Astronautical Federation. Involved in establishment of Basic Law for Space Activities of 2008.