Japan Desk

Takahiro Akagawa

Director – Japanese Business Desk

Takahiro Akagawa serves as the Director of the Japanese Business Desk at Nangia-Andersen LLP, where he facilitates communication and identifies the needs of Japanese companies and firms. With a focus on ensuring seamless and high-quality services, Takahiro prioritizes effective communication with Japanese clients and stakeholders.

Originally from Hokkaido, Japan, Takahiro holds a bachelor’s degree in political science-Public Law from Northern Illinois University, and a master’s degree from the Graduate School of Governance Studies at Meiji University.

With over 15 years of experience, Takahiro has a rich background in government and research. He served in the Japanese Diet as a secretary to members of both Houses and was a key member of the official visit delegation accompanying Prime Minister Obuchi to the US and Russia. Additionally, Takahiro spent six years at the Tokyo Foundation, where he worked as a research fellow and project manager. He has also authored a book on Japanese municipal government.

Since joining Nangia-Andersen, Takahiro has been actively involved in projects with Japanese companies, leveraging his expertise and experience to facilitate successful collaborations and partnerships.