Team

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Learn more about the people behind the German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo) and the work that helps us achieve our mission.   

Program Manager

Dr. Laura Blecken
Head of Programs / Deputy Director
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Laura Blecken is the Head of Programs at the German Centre for Research and Innovation in Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo). She manages the centre’s day-to-day operations, closely stays in touch with the Advisory Board members and Japanese partners at place and develops the DWIHs event concepts. She leads the DWIH Tokyo as interim director until August 2022.

Porträt Tamayo Suzuki

Tamayo Suzuki
Program Officer (Events & Logistics)
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Tamayo Suzuki is a Program Officer to the German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo) and in charge of logistic management of events and partly accounting. She has been working at the centre since 2009.

Yu Takeuchi
Communications Officer
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Yu Takeuchi is in charge of communication and public relations at the German Centre for Research and Innovation Tokyo (DWIH Tokyo). She is responsible for marketing and outreach including the DWIH newsletter and social media presence.