Naoko is a new committee member of WILJ in 2020. She obtained her first degree in 2006, BA(Hons) in International Relations from Keele University in the UK. She also read Human Rights for her Master’s degree before moving on to pursue her legal career. Naoko qualified as a solicitor of England & Wales in 2017 and joined Jones Day’s Tokyo office in 2019 as an Associate in the Energy team. She became fascinated by WILJ’s activities and highly inspiring people in the group. She would like to contribute to further development of the group and the legal community in Tokyo.