Hiroshi Miyashita


Chuo University

Associate Professor, Faculty of Policy Studies

Hiroshi Miyashita is Associate Professor of Law, Faculty of Policy Studies, at Chuo University in Japan and specializes in Constitutional Law and Information Law.


Prior to this, Hiroshi has served for the Office of Personal Information Protection in the Cabinet Office.  He has contributed to the promotion of international cooperation by attending the OECD, APEC, APPA and Privacy Commissioners conferences as a Japanese delegate. 

He received his LL.D. from Hitotsubashi University and has conducted research on data privacy as a visiting scholar at Harvard Law School, Brussels Privacy Hub, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and CRIDS (Centre de Recherche Information, Droit et Société), University of Namur. He has published five books on data privacy and over 100 academic articles including many on privacy and data protection.




Contributions by Hiroshi Miyashita

  • The Data Protection Landscape in APAC
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2019
  • Member of Asia Advisory Board 2019 - 2020
  • Privacy on the Ground: Managing Personal Data and Privacy Risks in Organisations
    Speaker at United Nations Global Pulse and IAPP Joint Event
  • Preparing for and Executing CBPRs
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2016