Position: Public Relations Secretary, The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games
As of August 2017, Hiromi Kawamura is the PR Secretary at Tokyo 2020. She is in charge of PR for the Tokyo Games and also led on priority projects supporting the President and Director General of Tokyo 2020.
Hiromi joined Tokyo 2020 in 2014 as senior director for the education and culture programme, responsible for developing the Olympic and Paralympic education and culture programme and the recently launched nationwide participation programme. From 2015 to 2017, she was seconded to the IOC on the Olympic Torch Relay, Olympic Education, Cultural Olympiad and other engagement programmes.
Before joining Tokyo 2020 organising committee, Hiromi worked for 16 years as a government official in the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), establishing and leading on global education programmes.
She holds degrees in Human Science (Osaka University, Japan) and Master of International and Public Affairs (Columbia University, USA).