Practical Research and Collaboration Division
2030 Global DRR Agenda Office
Visiting Professor
Global Centre for Disaster Statistics (Concurrent)

Research Subject(s)
Policy dynamizm for Disaster Risk Reduction in the United Nations and developing States.
Key Words
UNDRR / Sendai Framework for DRR / DRR National Strategy / DRR Local Strategy
Selected Works

Main Negotiator of Japanese Government for UN Sendai Framework for DRR from 2014 to 2015.

Member of  Intergovernmental Expert Working Group on Indicators and Terminology relating to Disaster Risk Reduction for UNDRR

Former  Members of the Executive Committee of the Warsaw International Mechanism for Loss and Damage associated with Climate Change Impacts, UNFCCC

OECD Advisory Group Member on Assessing and Measuring Resilience

Advisor for the Strategic Committee for Water Resources Management of Royal Thailand Government, Chaired by Prime Minister & Deputy Prime Minister

Selected Awards
  • International Association of Traffic and Safety Sciences; Best Paper Award (2012).
  • Japan River Association; Award for International Contribution (2012)
  • The 16th (2020) JICA President Award

Disaster Risk Reduction and Reconstruction Policy Advisor. 
He joined most of the PDNA survey and recovery policy dialogue around the world Mega Disasters, such as Sumatra Tsunami 2004, Central Java Earthquake 2006, Manila Ondoy Flood 2009, Pakistan Indus Flood 2010, Thailand Flood 2011, Philippines Typhoon Yolanda 2013, Nepal Earthquake 2015 and so on.