Mizuki Kojima is an assistant director in the administration and programming section at the Japan Foundation’s Paris office, which is a Japanese governmental organisation under the aegis of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. She has engaged in supporting the realisation of various kinds of cultural programmes, currently for ‘Japonismes 2018’, a Cultural Olympiad in the run-up to Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020. She has a BA in Economics from Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo, with one year of studying abroad at the University of Birmingham in the UK. Her former job was in the field of advertising on daily newspaper (Nikkei Inc.), where she was responsible for sales and planning of the advertising contents. Her current professional interest is in how to build up a sustainable public cultural institution in terms of organisational management, marketing and evaluation of its activities.