小林 正典/Masanori Kobayashi

Masanori Kobayashi


Ocean Policy Research Institute, Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Areas of Expertise

  • Sustainability policy
  • natural resource management
  • blue economy
  • ocean governance

Research Unit

Resources & Energy


Blue economy (2019-)


Worked at the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, the United Nations in New York, Geneva, and Bonn, the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies, Yokohama National University, and the Ocean Policy Research Foundation. Concurrently works at the Ocean Policy Research Institute of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and undertakes research on the blue economy, marine and coastal resource management, sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, offshore and coastal renewable energy, and global and regional ocean policy and governance.