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Seiko Indo, managing director in APCO’s Tokyo office, has over 18 years of experience in communications with a strong background in advocacy and public affairs.

Ms. Indo plays a key role in APCO’s issues management, reputation and advocacy work in Japan and leads on the team’s global assignments in the technology, biotechnology and health care sectors. She is a member of APCO’s global health care practice group as well as global technology group.

Prior to joining APCO, Ms. Indo worked on a range of public communication assignments for government agencies as well as advocacy and campaigning for humanitarian NGOs. She also led a private-sector assignment for government relations and corporate affairs around issues of IP protection and corporate compliance. In 2009, Ms. Indo became the first Climate Change Campaign Officer for the British Embassy in Tokyo where she was responsible for facilitating policy discussions and public debate in Japan ahead of COP15 on environmental sustainability and the future of energy.

Ms. Indo holds an MA in Social and Public Communication from the London School of Economics and Political Science.