Announcement ‐ New Senior Counsels Appointed


We are pleased to announce the appointment of Chihiro Shimizu as our new Senior Counsel from January 2024.


Senior Counsel

Chihiro Shimizu

Professor, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of Social Data Science. Tokyo Institute of Technology Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Engineering withdrawal from doctoral program. received his doctorate from The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences (Environmental Science). Before joining Hitotsubashi University, Dr. Shimizu was a professor at The University of Tokyo Center for Spatial Information Science, Nihon University, Reitaku University and a visiting professor of National University of Singapore, University of British Columbia and University of Hong Kong. He has also held positions as a researcher at the Japan Real Estate Institute, a senior researcher at the Recruit Housing Research Institute, a fellow at the Recruit Research Institute, a senior researcher at the Canon Institute for Global Studies, a special researcher at the FSA Institute, and a researcher at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Real Estate Research Center. Specializes in index theory, big data analysis, real estate economics, and sports data science. Appointed Senior Counsel of LocationMind from January 2024.