Director of International Affairs Division, MEX, Japan
Mr. Katsuhisa Sagisaka is the Director of International Affairs Division, Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) in Japan. With more than 28 years of experience under his belt, Mr. Sagisaka is one of the most accomplished government executives holding executive positions in many of the government agencies of Japan.
Previously, he was the Director of International Affairs Division at the Agency for Cultural Affairs in Japan. Prior to that, Mr. Sagisaka was the Director for International Affairs, Bureau of Science, Technology and Innovation, Cabinet Office. He was also the Director of International Science and Technology Affairs Division, Science and Technology Policy Bureau, MEXT for more than five years.
Mr. Sagisaka holds a Bachelor of Laws from Hokkaido University.