Tomohiro Tasaki is a visiting research fellow in the Systems Change Lab, and holds a Ph. D. He has been working for National Institute for Environmental Studies (NIES) in Japan for 22 years as an environmental researcher in the field of circular economy and sustainability science including sustainable development indicators and sustainable consumption and production. He has supported Japanese environmental and recycling policies as a member of governmental committees.

He works to develop system change indicators and a framework to identify transformations needed to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C, promote circular economy, and ensure a just, equitable transition, based on his expertise and experiences. He is also a project leader of "Establishing a Regime Inclusive of Future Generations in a Sustainable Society" of NIES.

His detailed bio is here.

He currently lives in Arlington near D.C. He likes bouldering and playing basketball, and is interested in local recycling systems, sharing systems, community development, and museums in and around D.C.