Ms. DATEKI Kyoko

Director, Business Development and Industrial Relations Department
Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)

Ms. Kyoko DATEKI joined Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA, former NASDA) in 1997 and is currently Head of the Business Development and Industrial Relations Department, responsible for promoting new businesses to expand the industrial capabilities including reach-out and collaboration with new, non-aerospace players. She has legal expertise in domestic and international arrangements on space development, as well as in contracting and procurement management for JAXA’s R&D projects. She has managing experience not only in JAXA’s administrative offices but also in development program offices including Human Spaceflight Technology Directorate. Former Director of Project Procurement Office (2018-2020).