Planner, Bureau of Environment, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
Yuko Nishida is a Planner for Bureau of Environment, Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG). She is specialized in urban sustainable development issues, currently in charge of policy making regarding climate change and heat island effect. Prior to her current position, she worked as an Urban Renewal Planner and Coordinator at the Bureau of Construction from 1983 to 1994. Also, she was a researcher at the Institute of in-house Training Institute of Tokyo Metropolitan Government from 1994 to 1998. During this period, she was also a visiting research associate at the United Nations University from 1996 to 1997. She is in her current position at the Bureau of Environment from 1998. She received her Master in Public Administration from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.