Contact Us

General Contact Information

Tel: 020 7436 6695 Email: (Arts and Culture, Japanese Studies)
Tel: 020 7436 6698 Email: (Language Centre)
Fax: 020 7323 4888 Email: (Library)


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We are located on the 6th floor of Russell Square House, which is on the north corner of Russell Square, next to the Post Office. Car parking is very limited in the immediate vicinity.

Our address and contact details are at the bottom of this page.

Opening Hours: Monday - Friday 9:30 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:30 (excluding public holidays)

Please click here for separate details of opening hours for the Library.

Staff at the Japan Foundation London

Staff at the Japan Foundation London

Director General: Kenichi Yanagisawa

Office Manager: Atsuko Mita

Arts and Culture; Japanese Studies

Deputy Director: Yui Ishikawa

Senior Arts Programme Officer: Junko Takekawa

Programme Officer for Japanese Studies and Intellectual Exchange: Hal Parker

Assistant Programme and Administration Officer: Paul Graham

Language Centre

Deputy Director: Yuko Murata

Chief Japanese Language Advisor: Seiji Fukushima

Japanese Language Advisor: Hiroko Tanaka

Programme Officer: Josephine Audigier

Assistant Programme Officer: Megan Balanck


Library / Resource Centre Officer: Yukiko Ohata