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Satoshi Watarai

Research Officer

Satoshi comes back to UNICEF after 5 years since his internship in PPD Tokyo. Until 2022, Satoshi was working in Save the Children Japan, supporting development and management of humanitarian projects for children and parents in Afghanistan. Prior to joining SC, he worked in global business consulting firms where he assisted private and public entities in developing mid/long term strategies. He also served in the Permanent Delegation of Japan to the OECD as a diplomat and focal point for coordination/negotiation in the DAC and Development Centre. Satoshi holds a Master's degrees in International Development (the University of Tokyo) and in Childhood and Youth (Open University). Originally from Japan, he has also spent his time in the Philippines, Malaysia, France and Switzerland.