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#34 Roundtable

Friday, September 29, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40 JST: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00 JST: Lunch and discussion

Nico Mira

Born in Sweden 1994. Has a BA in Political Science from Uppsala University, Sweden, and MA in Global Studies from Sophia University. He joined Volvo Car Japan in March 2022, as a Sustainability Coordinator, and in December 2022 he became...

#33 Roundtable

Thursday, September 7, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40 JST: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00 JST: Lunch and discussion

Kai Sawyer

Kai Sawyer is an educator, speaker and sustainability practitioner based in Chiba Prefecture. He is the founder of Tokyo Urban Permaculture, a movement to regenerate the urban ecosystem through growing food and changing culture in Tokyo. He has taught sustainable...

#32 Roundtable

Wednesday, July 12, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:40 JST: Talk session 11:50 to 13:00 JST: Lunch and discussion

Sally Townsend

Hailing from Adelaide in South Australia, Sally Townsend studied economics at Adelaide University before coming to Japan in 2000 to teach English for a year. She went on to polish her Japanese skills at a language school and from there...

#31 Roundtable

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 10:00 to 13:00 JST 10:30 to 11:30 JST: Talk session 11:30 to 13:00 JST: Lunch and discussion

Alexander Dmitrenko

Alexander Dmitrenko is a partner at Ashurst (Tokyo) focusing on compliance issues and dispute resolution matters. He is also a co-representative director and one of the co-founders of LLAN. Alexander began his legal career in Canada, including working on same-sex...

#30 Roundtable

Tuesday, April 4, 2023 13:30 to 14:30 JST: Talk session

Jackie F. Steele

Jackie F. Steele, founder & CEO, Enjoi Japan K.K. Jackie F. Steele is a trilingual political scientist, author and international speaker who has taught at leading universities in Canada and Japan, including six years as associate professor at the University...

#29 Roundtable

Thursday, March 16, 2023 13:30 to 14:30 JST: Talk session

Carole Fuchs

Carole Fuchs is a French professional mountain athlete. She has climbed a few 8,000-meter peaks in the Himalayas, including Mount Everest, and is passionate about all things related to running and endurance. A mountain addict and nature lover, she is...

#28 Roundtable

Monday, Ferbuary 27, 2023 16:30 to 17:30 JST: Talk session

Yuki Hanyu

Graduated from the University of Oxford with a Ph.D. in chemistry in 2010. He was a research scientist at Tohoku University, and then in the Systems Engineering Laboratory of Toshiba's Corporate Research & Development Center. In October 2015, he co-founded...

#27 Roundtable

Friday, January 13, 2023 10:30 to 11:30 JST: Talk session

Yuki Kishi

Mr. Kishi is the Chief Financial Officer at Sustainable Lab, the only non-financial big data group in Japan, specializing in SDGs/ESGs from an interdisciplinary approach combining data science, sustainability, and financial engineering. He has a responsibility for finance, business development...

#26 Roundtable

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 11:30 to 12:30 JST: Talk session

Remi Yano

Remi Yano is the founder and CEO of Havary’s Inc. After graduating from university, Yano worked for a Japanese technology trading company in the Middle East while helping her family business, a mineral water manufacturer. In 2020 she started Havary’s...

#25 Roundtable

Wednesday, October 5, 2022 16:00 to 17:00 JST: Talk session

Hidehiko Yuzaki

Hidehiko Yuzaki is Governor of Hiroshima Prefecture. It is his fourth term since he was first elected in 2009. He co-founded ACCA Networks in 2000 and served as Executive Vice President and Representative Director to engage in the diffusion of...

#24 Roundtable

Wednesday, September 28, 2022 16:00 to 17:00 JST: Talk session

Yasuo Takahashi

Yasuo Takahashi is Research Manager of the Biodiversity and Forests Area at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) since 2019, mainly involved in biodiversity-related science-policy interfaces and socio-ecological system research. He has contributed to the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on...

#23 Roundtable

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 14:30 to 15:30 JST: Talk session

Mahesti Okitasari

Mahesti Okitasari is a Research Associate at UNU Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability based in Tokyo, Japan. She joined the Institute in 2014 as a JSPS-UNU Postdoctoral Research Fellow. Prior to joining UNU, she has several years of...

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