After joining the Ministry in 1996, Mr Tsukada has over twenty-five 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 the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA); and for several months in the Netherlands as a researcher of the National Personnel Authority, Government of Japan. Before heading the Climate Change Adaptation Office since July 2021, he served as Director of the Secretariat of APN for two years. He received his bachelor’s degree in urban engineering at the University of Tokyo in 1996.
Director, Climate Change Adaptation Office, Ministry of the Environment