Ken Hasebe

長谷部 健
Mayor of Shibuya

Ken Hasebe was born in Tokyo in 1972. After he worked at Hakuhodo, he established his own NPO called green bird, which aimed at solving the problem of garbage. He has conducted a number of promotional activities related to littering, starting from Harajuku/Omotesando area and it has spread to more than 60 places in Japan.
He was first selected in Shibuya-ku congressist election in 2003, and served his role for 12 years. In 2015, he was elected to Mayor of Shibuya and now serves his second term.

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Designing Creative Smart City 〜Beyond Tokyo 2020〜

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