GeSI Team


Director, Brussels

Kaoru is responsible for the overall management and operation of GeSI, as well as protection of the organisation’s assets while ensuring compliance with Board directives.

Kaoru is Director of the GeSI Brussels office and her main responsibilities include project management and programme coordination.

Formally trained as a policy researcher, Kaoru specialises in the intersection between technology and transnational crime. Kaoru has engaged in research projects across sectors pertaining to frontier technologies for human rights. 

With experiences in communications and project management, Kaoru has worked at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Oak Foundation in Geneva, Switzerland. Kaoru also interned at New Profit and Oxfam America in Boston, USA.

Kaoru obtained a BA in International Affairs from Northeastern University and a Master in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies.