Dr. Nobuyuki Yagi is Associate Professor at the University of Tokyo. The area of his study includes economic development and marine policy. Before joining the University in 2008, he worked for the Fisheries Agency of the Government of Japan. From 1999 to 2002, he was First Secretary at the Embassy of Japan in Washington DC, US. He served as a bureau member for OECD Committee for Fisheries from 2003 to 2008. He received a graduate degree (MBA) from the Wharton School (Class of 1994) of University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US, and doctoral degree from the Graduate School of Agricultural and Life Sciences, the University of Tokyo, Japan, in 2008.