About HGPI Experts

Satoko Hotta

Board Member , Health and Global Policy Institute

Professor Hotta holds a PhD in International Public Policy from Kyoto University’s Faculty and Graduate School of Law. After graduation, she served as project associate professor at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science and visiting professor at Utrecht University. She then became a professor at the Graduate School of Health Management of Keio University, where she is also a member of the university’s School of Medicine’s Wellbeing Research Center and leader of the Co-Creation Hub for a Dementia-Friendly Future. Professor Hotta has participated in various councils which take inspiration from concepts such as “the compassionate community” and “the dementia-friendly community” to support and accelerate the transition to more humane and sustainable care and community-building. The councils she has been involved in include the Caregiver Fee Subcommittee and Welfare Division of the Social Security Council, the Policy Evaluation Council, the Regional Comprehensive Care Research Group, and the Regional Shared Living Social Research Society. She was selected as a NIKKEI WOMEN OF THE YEAR Award winner in 2015 in the leadership category.