Ms Chie Shinohara is an expert on science and technology policy at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) with the experience of 11 years in the government of Japan, including the secondment to the Economic and Social Research Institute of the Cabinet Office as a researcher. At the Institute, she conducted a research from 2011 to 2013 on the forecast of Japan’s education and lifestyle in 2030 with organizing a workshop involving professors, journalists, architects, and university students.
Shinohara is among the authors of White Paper on Science and Technology in 2014 and in 2015.
She was engaged in the launching of the human resource development program for the future leaders in Fukushima prefecture, seriously affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake and the Fukushima Daiichi NPP Accident at the Reconstruction Agency.
She is currently serving as the Deputy Director at the Nuclear Damage Compensation Dispute Resolution Center of MEXT.