Executive Director’s Profile

Mr. Masafumi KUROKI

Executive Director
ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre (ISC)

Year of Birth: 1951
Nationality: Japan


March 1974 Graduated from Hitotsubashi University, Faculty of Law

Professional Career:

Mr. Kuroki has served as Ambassador both in Asia and Europe, and has acquired balanced judgement and coordination skill through his over-forty-years of foreign service career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Japan. His experience as the head of diplomatic mission is invaluable to lead the multinational staff at the ReCAAP ISC. The various key appointments he held during his stint in MOFA Japan included Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Serbia, and to Montenegro (2013-2016), Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Kingdom of Cambodia (2009-2013), Minister to Embassy of Japan in Indonesia (2004- 2006), Malaysia (1998-2001) and France (1995-1998). He held the appointment at other agencies, such as the Vice-President of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) (2006-2009) and Deputy Director-General for Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau of Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (2002-2004). He was born in Miyazaki of Japan, and is married to Elisabeth with two daughters and one son.