Dr Reiko Sodeno
Reiko Sodeno is a professor in the Department of Architecture and Environment Systems, College of Systems Engineering and Science, Shibaura Institute of Technology (SIT) of Japan since 2018. She received her Ph.D. in Global Environmental Studies from Kyoto University, Japan. She has worked for various environmental problems, such as waste management, climate change, ozone layer depletion, air pollution control, water pollution control and international cooperation at the Ministry of the Environment of Japan for more than twenty years. Based on this experience, she is currently studying on environmental policies and social systems focusing on the context of sustainable development goals (SDGs). She also actively contributes for society as a member of committee or council of Japanese government and municipalities, such as Cabinet Office, Ministry of the Environment, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Tokyo Metropolitan Government, and Saitama prefecture. She is a fellow of the Japan Society of Material Cycles and Waste Management.