About HGPI Experts

Shunichiro Kurita

Manager, Health and Global Policy Institute

Originally from Yokohama City, Mr. Shunichiro Kurita graduated from Waseda University Faculty of Political Science and Economics. After graduating, he began his career at Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. During his time there, he was employed in the car accidents claims payment division, doing work related to car accidents. After that, he joined Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI). Having a grandmother who has lived with dementia, Mr. Kurita has a personal interest in the issue and is currently responsible for the project about dementia policy. Apart from that, he is working on health policy issues in the area of non-communicable diseases and aging. In addition, He graduated from Waseda University Graduate School of Public Management(MPM). He worked as a member of the working group, the Orange Town Project in Aichi Prefecture. And he is a member of the Dementia public awareness team at Aoba Ward, Yokohama City. And also, he is currently an adjunct lecturer of Tokyo Medical and Dental University Graduate School, and adjunct lecturer of Den-en Chofu University