Outside Director,Independent Director Asako Osaki


  • June 1997
    Bureau for Development Policy and Bureau for Programme Funding, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
  • January 2005
    Independent Specialist on International Cooperation and Gender (present)
  • April 2009
    Visiting Professor, School of Policy Studies, Kwansei Gakuin University (present)
  • June 2011
    Director, Gender Action Platform (present)
  • October 2012
    Director, Plan International Japan (retired in 2020)
  • April 2015
    Advisor, World Assembly for Women (WAW!), Ministry of Foreign Affairs (present)
  • April 2016
    Member, Evaluation Committee for Japan's National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (present)
  • July 2018
    Coordinator Consultant for “WE EMPOWER through responsible business conduct in G7 countries,” UN Women (funded by EU, implemented in collaboration with ILO) (retired in 2020)
  • April 2019
    Gender Advisor, Toyooka City, Hyogo Prefecture (present)
  • April 2021
    Member, Experts' Meeting on the Implementation and Monitoring of the National Action Plan for Gender Equality, Gender Equality Bureau, Cabinet Office (present)
  • September 2021
    Gender Advisor, Think Impacts (present)
  • January 2022
    Japan Committee Member and Japan Representative Expert, ISO/PC 337 “Guidelines for the promotion and implementation of gender equality” (present)
  • June 2023
    Director (Outside Director), BIPROGY Inc. (present)