Tomoki Matsuno serves as a Senior Japan Country Coordinator at IAPSS and is a B.A. student at Harvard University in the United States, studying Government with a focus on East Asian politics. In 2019, he was a Youth Representative at the Y20 Summit (Official Engagement Group of G20 Summit) and created policy recommendations on international trade and the future of work by working closely with international organizations, including the United Nations. He was also a participant at Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD). In 2021, Tomoki was selected as a Global Shaper by the World Economic Forum (WEF) for his achievements and knowledge in youth empowerment and public policy. At IAPSS, Tomoki is eager to bring political scientists in Asia together and provide fresh perspectives on Asian affairs based on his experiences.