Reina Chelberg is the Administrative Assistant to the Executive Officer and the Chief of Staff of UNU. She also provides administrative support to the Office of the Rector as a whole. Additionally, Reina leads the coordination of UNU’s flagship event series at its Headquarters in Tokyo, the UNU Conversation Series.
Prior to joining UNU, she accumulated professional experience in the IT sector and at a think tank. Most recently she worked as an Account Executive at SAP Japan, where she gained experience in client relations, outreach, and event management. Previously, at the Asia Pacific Initiative (formerly known as Rebuild Japan Initiative Foundation), she was part of a team publishing in-depth political analysis on the Democratic Party of Japan.
Reina holds a Master of Public Policy from the University of Tokyo and a Bachelors of Arts with a major in political science, and participated in exchange programmes at the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (Sciences Po) and the Université Catholique de l’Ouest.