Dr Koichiro Komiyama has been a visiting scholar at Keio University’s Global Research Institute (KGRI) since 2016 and also Director of Global Coordination Division at the Coordination Centre of the Japanese Computer Emergency Response Team (JPCERT/CC), which he joined in 2007. Since 2017, he has also been Deputy Chair of the Research Advisory Group at the Global Commission on the Stability of Cyberspace (GCSC). In 2014-18, he also served on the Board of Directors of FIRST.Org Inc. He received his Ph.D. from the Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance in 2020 and also holds a BA in Business Administration from Aoyama Gakuin University. He is a member of the Japanese Society of Information and Communication Research, Japanese Association of Global Governance and Japanese Society of Strategic Studies.