Lt-Gen Jun Nagashima is a Senior Research Adviser, at Nakasone Peace Institute, and Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Burkina Faso. He served as a Government of Japan Cabinet Councillor starting in August 2013 and as Deputy Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary at the National Security Secretariat, from January 2014. He is the first military officer to hold the position of Cabinet Councillor in Japan. As an intelligence expert, his extensive career includes critical assignments as Defense Attaché, Liaison Officer to NATO and the EU, Embassy of Japan in Belgium; Director, Logistics (J-4), Joint Staff Office; and Defense Intelligence Officer, Defense Intelligence Headquarters. He retired in August 2019.

Publications by Jun Nagashima