Sakura Ozaki
Sakura Ozaki

Program Director, APEC Secretariat

Sakura Ozaki is currently Program Director for the APEC Sub-Committee on Standards and Conformance (SCSC) at the APEC Secretariat. At the SCSC, she assists member economies with progressing the committee’s work on standards and conformance in various areas including, among others, alignment with international standards, technical infrastructure development, food and product safety, and standards and conformance education.

In addition to the SCSC, Sakura also supports the work of the Investment Experts’ Group, another APEC forum that serves as the platform for government representatives to pursue regional cooperation on trade and investment issues.

Prior to her secondment to the APEC Secretariat, Sakura served as a diplomat in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan covering bilateral and multilateral development aid programs and cultural exchange. She holds a Master of Arts in Public Policy Studies from the University of British Colombia, Canada.