OZAKI Sotaro

Director of Research Coordination

After getting a master’s degree in Hokkaido University’s Graduate School of Law, he joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he served in the International Multilateral Treaties Division, the First Southeast Asia Division, the First Africa Division, the International Legal Affairs Division, the Minister's Secretariat Personnel Division, the United Nations Policy Division, and the National Security Secretariat, before assuming subsequent postings as Counselor at the Embassy of Japan in France, Counselor at the Embassy of Japan in South Africa, Senior Coordinator of the Management and Coordination Division, and Director of the Division for Work Efficiency Promotion. He has held his current position since July 2022.