Keiko Osaki-Tomita is Professor of School of International and Area Studies at Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. From 2009 to 2018, she served as Assistant Director as well as Chief of Demographic and Social Statistics Branch of the United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) in New York from 2009 to 2018, where she led the global collection and dissemination of demographic and social statistics, including migration statistics, and the development of standards and norms for statistical activities in these areas under the auspices of the UN Statistical Commission. Prior to this position, she was Chief of the Social Policy and Population Section at United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UNESCAP) in Bangkok, Thailand, and Chief of the Migration Section of UN Population Division at the UN Headquarters in New York. Osaki-Tomita holds a Ph.D. in Sociology from Fordham University and a MA degree in Demography from Georgetown University, USA.