Mr. Osamu Kobayashi is the Director of the Department of International Affairs for the Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). Prior to his appointment as Director of the Department of International affairs, he held positions as Director of the Singapore Office, Manager of the Dept. of Personnel, and Director of the Office of International Strategy.
Before joining JST, Mr. Kobayashi was employed with the Nikon Corporation, International Trade Department, Korea & Taiwan Sales and Marketing, Precision Equipment Division. He received his degree in economics from Keio University.
Mr. Osamu Kobayashi
Director, Department of International Affairs, Japan Science and Technology Agency