Manager, Department of Information Planning, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) since 2009. She received MBA from McGill University, Ph.D. in Medicine from Okayama University. Her professional experience includes Assistant for 1987-1994, Lecturer for 1994-2000, and Associate Professor for 2000-2005, Notre Dame Seishin University. She also worked as Senior Research Fellow from 2005 to 2008 at NISTEP, MEXT. She also served as Consultant and as Economist and Policy analyst in Organization of Economic Corporation and Development (OECD), 2013-2016. She received the Best Paper Award in 1997 from the 11th European Meeting in Cybernetics and Systems Research. Her research interests include Science and Technology Policy, Scientometrics, and Quantum Brain Dynamics (QBD).