Eurasia Group | Junji Kurokawa


Head of GZERO Community

On secondment to Eurasia Group from the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Junji conducts geopolitical risk-related discussions and policy dialogues, liaises with key stakeholders inside and outside of Japan, and helps to organize the annual GZERO Summit in Tokyo.

Junji has worked for more than 25 years for JETRO, a government organization that promotes trade and investment between Japan and the rest of the world. Most recently, as senior director for global strategy in Tokyo, he supervised and coordinated JETRO's research and promotion activities in North America and Oceania. Junji also served for three years as chief executive director of the JETRO office in Houston and six years as the research director for the Toronto office.

Junji holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Keio University. An outdoor lover, he is fond of ice skating on lakes in Japan while wearing a Texas-style cowboy hat.