Junichi Ishii


Personal Information Protection Commission, Japan

Director for International Affairs

Junichi Ishii is a Director for International Affairs in the Secretariat of the Personal Information Protection Commission, Japan.  He is taking care of the Commission’s international affairs with regard to Asia Pacific region.

Prior to join the PPC in April 2018, he served also for the PPC by way of secondment from a private company, Yahoo Japan Corporation, to which he belonged for 13 years from April 2005. In that company, he started his relationship with matters of protection of personal information and privacy from October 2010 and experienced public policy related work with main regard to discussions on the amendment of the APPI with was made in 2015.  He also has experiences of attendance to International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners and APEC Data Privacy Sub-group meeting several times.



Contributions by Junichi Ishii

  • APEC's Going Global: Cross-Border Privacy Rules
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2023
  • Free Flow of Data Between the EU & Japan: After Major Mutual Adequacy Decisions
    Speaker at IAPP Asia Privacy Forum 2019