SATO, Kana
SATO, Kana

Senior Researcher, JIME Center

Specialty: Iran, Geo-economics of UAE and Qatar


Farsi Language and Iranian modern history, B.A. in Language and Area Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies

2022 Research Fellow, JIME Center, The Institute of Energy Economics,Japan

Senior Paralegal, AMERELLER Legal Consultants, Dubai United Arab Emirates

2016-2021 Researcher, Dubai Representative Office, Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Dubai, United Arab Emirate


  • Resided in UAE from 2016 to 2021, organized ‘ADNOC-Japan Seminar’ to enhance collaboration between UAE GREs and Japanese companies under the patronage of ADNOC. Kana has experience in research on financial market of Oil & Gas and mega infrastructure project across the Middle East.