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Gen (Gen’ichiro) Tsukada

Ministry of the Environment

Mr Tsukada served as the Director of APN Secretariat from August 2019 to June 2021, seconded from the Ministry of the Environment, Government of Japan. Mr Tsukada has over twenty years of experience in the field of environmental administration, including waste management, environmental risk assessment, international cooperation, and water resource management. His experience includes overseas assignments – in Indonesia for three years as a long-term expert for Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); and for several months in the Netherlands as a researcher of the National Personnel Authority, Government of Japan. Mr Tsukuda received his bachelor’s degree in urban engineering at the University of Tokyo in 1996.