Naka Kondo

Manager, Policy and insights

Naka is an editorial manager at Economist Impact, based in Tokyo. As the project lead of the Back to Blue initiative, her focus coverage range from sustainability, ocean health, and longevity, among other issues. Before joining The Economist Group, after a brief period sitting in the advisory committee for the Japan Cabinet Office, Naka dedicated seven years in the Japanese Equities business where she communicated closely with Japanese companies and institutional investors around the world. As a journalist, Naka's work appears in The Bungei Shunju, one of the largest publications in Japan, with more than 80 pieces published on topics ranging from economics, politics and culture. Naka's work has been featured in 3 Japanese national newspapers in 2021. Naka has studied at the London School of Economics and Political Science (BSc Maths&Philosophy transferring to BSc Sociology) and the University of Tokyo (BA Social Psychology). She is also a journalism graduate of the Undergraduate Research Program at the Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies at the University of Tokyo.

Recent contributions

Financial Services
Financial Services

Productive ageing in Hong Kong: Breaking the mould of ageing

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Financial Services
Financial Services

Infographic | Productive ageing in Hong Kong

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Strategy & Leadership
Strategy & Leadership

Podcast | Pride and Prejudice: The next chapter of progress

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Healthcare
Healthcare

Projet global de financement pour l’élimination du cancer du col de l’utérus : Financer la prévention secondaire dans les contextes de faible revenu

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Healthcare
Healthcare

Medidas globales de financiación para eliminar el cáncer de cuello uterino: financiación de servicios de prevención secundaria en países con bajos recursos

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Healthcare
Healthcare

Global action on financing cervical cancer elimination: Funding secondary prevention services in low resource settings

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Strategy & Leadership
Strategy & Leadership

Podcast | US elections: What will a Biden presidency mean for Japan and India?

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Infrastructure & Cities
Infrastructure & Cities

Safe Cities Index 2019: An award-winning programme on urban security

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Economic Development
Economic Development

Japan: 2030

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