Expert | KITAZAWA Kay


Executive Vice President, Global Council & Special Advisor to the Chairman of the Global Council


    Kitazawa is Executive Vice President & Special Advisor to the Chairman of the Global Council. She has worked for the organization since the outset in 2011, having overseen various research projects including the Investigation on Fukushima Nucleart Accident and launched Asia Pacific Initiative Forum (APIF), a platform for Asian innovators and business executives. She is a specialist in City Planning and Management, with expertise in measurement and analyses of pedestrian movement patterns at neighborhood scale. She advises prefectural governors and mayors in Japan for the formulation of Special Economic Zone plans. Before joining API, her role at London School of Economics and Political Science involved developing international investigations on urban policies in the world’s growing metropolises. She has also worked as a Geographic Information Systems (GIS) consultant for a number of commercial and research projects in the UK and EU as part of her PhD study at University College London.


    GIS / Spatial data analyses / City planning / City management

    Associated Projects

    The Independent Investigation Commission on the Fukushima Nuclear Accident
    Crisis Management


    Pedestrian Behavior: Models, Data Collection and Applications(Book chapter, Emerald Group Pub Ltd, 2019)