Kenichi Hirose has been working in ILO Budapest since 2008. As Senior Social Protection Specialist, he is responsible for social security, in particular pension reform, as well as occupational safety and health.
Prior to this assignment, he worked in ILO Manila (2002-08) and ILO Geneva (1994-2002). Before joining the ILO, he worked for Prime Minister's Office and the Ministry of Health and Welfare of the Government of Japan.
Kenichi Hirose holds MSc. Economics from London School of Economics, and B.S. Mathematics from Kyoto University.