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Dr. Ayako Takemi

Dr. Ayako Takemi

Senior Fellow (Non-Resident)

Dr. Ayako Takemi, MPH, PhD, is an associate professor at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo, where she leads the Global Consensus Making Policy lab. Her research addresses global coordination development, consensus building, and implementation to address transnational issues, in particular, global health policy and health-security. In addition, Dr. Takemi assesses policies to strengthen the foundation of science and technology capabilities with a focus on enhancing economic security. These are all areas in which Dr. Takemi is strongly convinced that U.S.-Japan cooperation and collaboration are becoming even more crucial.

Prior to joining the University of Tokyo, Dr. Takemi worked as a consultant for the World Health Organization and the World Bank. She also served as a management consultant at McKinsey and Company. Dr. Takemi received her doctorate in law with a specific focus on global health governance from the University of Tokyo and holds a master’s degree in public health from Harvard School of Public Health.

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