Hayato Hosoya

Academy Associate, International Security Programme


From 2014 to 2016, Hayato worked as a diplomat in the North East Asia Division of the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs, where he conducted in-depth research about the security issues in the Korean Peninsula and led one of the economic sanctions projects against North Korea.

He also liaised with the President of the Asian Development Bank during the 2016 G7 Summit.

His research surveys the current state of Japan’s cyber security and how it could be developed, with comparison to the UK and also in the context of the security situation in East Asia.

He received his Master of Public Policy from the University of Oxford and BA from the University of Tokyo.

Past experience

2017-18Academy Fellow, International Security Department, Chatham House
2016-17Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford
2014-16Diplomat, North East Asia Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan