DSEI Japan 2019

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山川 宏 (Mr Hiroshi Yamakawa)

山川 宏 (Mr Hiroshi Yamakawa)

JAXA理事長, President, JAXA

Hiroshi Yamakawa became a research associate and an associate professor at the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science in 1993-2003, and an associate professor at Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in 2003-2006. He was a project manager of the Euro-Japan collaborative mission to Mercury "BepiColombo". He moved to Kyoto University in 2006 as a professor of the Research Institute of Sustainable Humanosphere. He was appointed as secretary general at the Secretariat of Strategic Headquarters for Space Policy, Cabinet Secretariat, Government of Japan in 2010 through 2012. Then, he was assigned member of the Committee on National Space Policy, Cabinet Office from 2012 through 2018. He was appointed as the President of JAXA in April 2018.

 

国立研究開発法人宇宙航空研究開発機構(JAXA)

理事長:山川 宏

1993年、宇宙科学研究所(現JAXA)に入所し、助手、助教授、日本と欧州宇宙機関ESAの国際共同プロジェクトである水星探査計画「ベピ・コロンボ」のプロジェクトマネージャを勤める。2006年より京都大学生存圏研究所教授、内閣官房宇宙開発戦略本部事務局長、内閣府宇宙政策委員会委員等を歴任。2018年4月にJAXAの理事長に就任。

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