Rumi Hasegawa joined ECOS as a project staff in February 2021.
She studied political science at Keio University in Tokyo and spent a year for studying at Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelm-University Bonn.
In 2012, she entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs as a German specialist. From 2015 to 2019, she worked in the Embassy of Japan in Berlin as third secretary and in the Consulate General in Düsseldorf as vice-consul for cultural and public affairs. During her duty in Germany, she built German-Japanese relationships and organized Japan-related projects.
Her mother tongue is Japanese, and she is fluent in English and German.