Dr. Fumiko Kasuga took office as the Future Earth Global Hub Director in Tokyo
The Japan Consortium for Future Earth announced on 12th of May, 2015 that it appointed Dr. Fumiko Kasuga as the Future Earth Global Hub Director in Tokyo after selection committee. She is a Director at the National Institute of Health Sciences, as well as a member of Science Council of Japan (Advisor to the President of SCJ, former Vice-President). Her initial term will be ended on March 31, 2016.
According to an agreement among five Global Hubs, Professor Paul Shrivastava, Executive Director of Future Earth had joined the selection process. Her appointment was also has been endorsed by Future Earth Governing Council.
The Japan Consortium expects this decision would facilitate Japan’s contribution to Future Earth smoother than before.
DATEMay 11, 2015
AUTHORFuture Earth Staff Member
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