Akira Igata is a Project Lecturer at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, the University of Tokyo. He is also an Adjunct Senior Fellow at Pacific Forum, a US-based think tank, and a Non-Executive Director at the Inter-Parliamentary Alliance on China (IPAC). He advises the Japanese government, bureaucracy, and the private sector in various capacities. His research expertise includes: Economic security; human rights diplomacy; International Politics in the Indo-Pacific; and Japan-US relations.
Project Lecturer, RCAST, The University of Tokyo