Tomoko Fukunaga is a lawyer who joined ClientEarth’s Energy Systems, Asia team, seconded from Japan Climate Alliance / Tara Climate Foundation. She deals with legal, financial, and policy issues related to climate change and the energy transition, with a particular focus on Japan. She joined ClientEarth in February 2024 and is based in our Tokyo office.


Tomoko has significant experience as a lawyer, including in law firms, in house and at, administrative agencies, and as a tax appeal judge.


Tomoko has a Master of Laws from Law the law school of Tokyo University, having earlier completed a Bachelor in of Laws at Keio University in Tokyo.