Biography

Akira Saka

Chief Information Security Officer, Digital Agency, Japan

Managing Director, The Council for Public Policy, Japan

Chief Information Security Officer, The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

Board member, JC3:Japan Cybercrime Control Center


2016/07- Member, Committee on Information Leakage in Tourism Industry, Japan Tourism Agency

2016/03- Member, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) IT Policy Review Committee

2015/04- Member, Committee on Nuclear Security, Nuclear Regulation Authority, JAPAN

2010- Senior Researcher, Keio Research Institute at SFC


1981 LL.B from Tokyo University, Faculty of Law

1986 M.A. from Graduate School of Policy Science, Saitama University


2021/09- Chief Information Security Officer, the Digital Agency Japan

2021/07- Managing Director, The Council for Public Policy, Japan (CPP)

2017/4-2022/03- Chief Information Security Officer, The Tokyo Organizing Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games

2014/11- Executive Director, Japan Cybercrime Control Center(JC3)

2013/08-2014/08 Director-General, Hokkaido Police

2011/09- Deputy Director-General Road Transport Bureau, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Turism

2010/04- Director General, Hyogo Prefectural Police Headquarters

2008/04- Professor of Community Safety and Homeland Security, the Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University

2008/02- Police Policy Research Center, NPA.

2006/07- Director General, Aomori Prefectural Police Headquarters

2005/04- Director, Cybercrime Division, NPA.

2003/08- Director, License Division, Traffic Bureau, NPA.

2003/07 Attended The APEC conference of capacity building to combat cyber-crime in Bangkok as the head of the Japanese delegation.

2002/06-2003/06 Associate of Weatherhead Center of Harvard University, U.S.A.

2000/08-2002/06 Director, Security System Planning Office, NPA

1999/08-2000/08 Director, Traffic Division, National Police Academy

1997/08-2000/08 Director, Latin America Office, Ministry of International Trade and Industry(MITI)

1996/03-1997/08 Director, Traffic Management Division, Metropolitan Police Department

1994/04-1996/03 Deputy Director, Traffic Control Division, NPA

1992/08-1994/04 Deputy Director, Traffic Safety Office, Management &Coordination Agency