Mr. Ken Aoo, ICANS Project Manager (ad hoc), Group Leader/Program Officer, Group for International Grants, Toyota Foundation

Ken Aoo is currently in charge of international networking and collaboration initiatives in the Toyota Foundation, with specific focus on Asia region including the International Conference on Asian Nonprofit Sectors which was held Jan. 21-22, 2016. He was responsible for the foundation’s International Grant Program, which focuses on social issues in Southeast and Northeast Asia until 2015. He has mixed backgrounds in for-profit and non-profit sectors, including commercial banks in Japan, NGOs in Vietnam, and UNDP in Uganda and New York. He has a BA (Univ. of Tokyo) in International Relations, and an MPhil (Institute of Development Studies, Univ. of Sussex) in International Development.