About HGPI Experts

Kohei Onozaki

Board Member , Health and Global Policy Institute
Special Advisor on Health Policy, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW)

Mr. Onozaki has experience working in marketing and sales at Johnson and Johnson, and as Vice President of Corporate Affairs (Legal, Communications, and Health Policy) at AstraZeneca. After joining Health and Global Policy Institute (HGPI) in 2007, he engaged in many policy projects in various roles including Health Policy Director, President, and has served as a Board Member from 2014. He also works as advisor for EgonZehnder Tokyo Office in the areas of corporate governance, leadership development and organizational transformation mainly in social and public sector. For public service, he serves as Special Advisor on Health Policy for the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) from 2015, and served as several government committees including Secretary General (2015) of “Health Care 2035 Advisory Panel”, and Data Health Reform Advisory Group for the Health Minister. He holds a BA in Law from Hosei University in Tokyo and earned MS in Health Policy and Management from Harvard School of Public Health.

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