Kazuto Suzuki is Professor at the Graduate School of Public Policy at the University of Tokyo Japan and Director of the Institute of Geoeconomics at International House of Japan. He graduated from the Department of International Relations Ritsumeikan University and received Ph.D. from Sussex European Institute University of Sussex England. He has worked in the Fondation pour la recherche stratgique in Paris France as assistant researcher and the Associate Professor at the University of Tsukuba from 2000 to 2008 and served as Professor of International Politics at Hokkaido University until 2020. He served as an expert in the Panel of Experts for Iranian Sanction Committee under the United Nations Security Council from 2013 to July 2015.He currently serves as a member of the National Space Policy Committee of the Cabinet Office the Government of Japan and the President of Japan Association of International Security and Trade. His research focuses on the conjunction of science/technology and international relations: subjects including space policy non-proliferation export control and sanctions. His recent work includesSpace and International Politics(2011 in Japanese awarded Suntory Prize for Social Sciences and Humanities)