Message from Naoki Chigusa Ph.D, Director, WANO Tokyo Centre
Dr. Naoki Chigusa joined the World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO) Tokyo Centre in July 2014 as Director General. As leader of Tokyo Centre, he is responsible for building and maintaining WANO’s ability to maximise safety and reliability of commercial nuclear power plants in the Asian region.
Dr. Chigusa also serves on WANO’s Executive Leadership Team, providing leadership and support for improving nuclear safety and performance worldwide. He has more than 40 years of experience in Nuclear Operations, Maintenance and Engineering, having started his career in 1982 at the Kansai EPC. He has served at the Ohi and Mihama nuclear power plants, and in the Kansai corporate office and he has served as Director Nuclear Technology and Executive Officer etc.
Dr. Chigusa has served as an Expert Member on the Nuclear Safety Commission of Japan. He also served as a registered member of the International Atomic Energy Agency INIR mission. He is a Professor of the Graduate School of Engineering at Osaka University.
Dr. Chigusa has a Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from University of Tokyo. He earned a Master’s degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical engineering, both from Kyoto University.
Tokyo Centre Address and Contact
Reception on 6th Floor, Igarashi Building
2-11-5 Shibaura, Minato, Tokyo, 108-0023
+81 (0) 3 6722 5900