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Office for Planning and Management (OPM) / Center for Globalization
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Courses - Undergraduate
Courses - Graduate


Development Economics, Practice of SDGs/International Cooperation
Educational Background, Biography
[Academic Background]
March 1984 Graduated from Osaka Seiko Gakuin High School
April 1984 - March 1989 Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Arts, Department of Languages, College of Liberal Arts, International Christian University (Tokyo)
October 1991 - July 1993 Diplôme Supérieur de Français des Affaires de la Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie de Paris, Cours de civilisation française de la Sorbonne Option Économique, Université de Paris IV (currently Sorbonne Universités)
April 2011 - March 2013 Master in Economics, Graduate School of Economics (Correspondence Course), Kyoto Sangyo University

[Job Experience]
April 1989 - March 1991 Fuji Bank (currently Mizuho Bank) Akasaka Branch
November 1993 - December 1996 Bayerische Vereinsbank (currently UniCredit) Tokyo Branch
January 1997 - March 2017 Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
July 1999 - February 2002 Senegal office
March 2002 - November 2006 Accounting Department
December 2006 - December 2010 Deputy Director, Madagascar Office
January 2011 - April 2013 Counselor, Credit Management Department / Director, 1st Credit Management Division
May 2013 - March 2017 Resident Representative, Tunisia Office
April 2017 – March 2021 Mayor of Higashinari Ward, Osaka City
April 2021 – present Professor, University of Aizu
Current Research Theme
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Affiliated Academic Society


School days' Dream
Current Dream
Favorite Books
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