Akira Funai

Director

Mr. Funai is the Executive Director and the Secretary of the Funai Foundation of Information Technology. This foundation supports Japanese candidates who wish to pursue their doctoral studies abroad and supports young researchers in Japan. Mr. Funai has 8 years of experience as tour leader in the travel industry. He joined Funai Electric Co. Ltd in 1996. He was responsible for legal work and investment, and later served as Tokyo branch manager. Mr. Funai holds a B.A. in Law from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan.