Naoki SAITO (Deputy Director General)

Title Deputy Director General
Name Naoki SAITO
Educational Background 1987 Master of Philosophy, Graduate School of Arts & Science, University of Tokyo, Japan
Professional Experiences 1987 Policy Division, Science & Technology Policy Bureau, Science & Technology Agency (STA), Japan
1988 Planning Division, National Institute of Science and Tehcnolocy Policy (NISTEP), STA
1989 Chief of Section, Nuclear Fuel Division, Atomic Energy Bureau, STA
1992 Senior Staff, Office of Public Relations, Minister’s Secretariat, STA
1992 Secretary to the Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Science & Technology
1994 Deputy Counselor (for Technological Issues), Mutsu-Ogawara Development Bureau, Aomori Prefectural Government Office
1996 Deputy Director, International Affairs Division, Science & Technology Promotion Bureau, STA
1997 First Secretary, Embassy of Japan in Australia (Areas of Responsibility: S&T, Environment, Health and Medical issues)
2000 Deputy Director, Policy Division, Science &Technology Policy Bureau, STA
2001 Director, Planning Division, NISTEP
2003 Director, 3rd Policy-Oriented Research Group, NISTEP
2005 Director, Office for Quantum and Radiation Research, Research Promotion Bureau, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT)
2006 Director, Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency(JAXA), Bangkok Office
2008 Director, Vocational Education & Information Technology Education Division, Elementary & Secondary Education Bureau, MEXT
2009 Director, Special Needs Education Division, MEXT
2010 Director, Planning & Management, JST/RISTEX
2012 Director, Knowledge Infrastructure Policy Division, Science & Technology Policy Bureau, MEXT
2013.7- Present Position (Deputy Director-General, NISTEP, MEXT)