Hiromitsu (Hiro) Urakami is Editorial Developmental Manager for the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) based in Tokyo, Japan. He also holds a position as a Manager for Royal Society of Chemistry Japan KK. He is responsible for the business strategy, vision, and implementation plan for RSC activities in Japan, as well as product strategies for South Korea.
Before joining the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2013, he was a research scientist at Hitachi Chemical Co. Ltd. He received a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Irvine in 2010 and also worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces until 2012.