Mr. Yasuo Naito is editor in chief of JAPAN Forward, and is also a deputy editor of the Sankei Shimbun. He served as Sankei’s London Bureau chief correspondent (May 2012~Dec.2015), Moscow Bureau chief correspondent (Feb.2003~Jul.2009) and Fulbright Visiting fellow at the Institute of Russia and Eurasia Studies, George Washington University (Jul.2001~Aug.2002). Mr. Naito has won the 2015 Foreign Press Association’s Media Award “Story of the Year by a Full Member of the FPA” in London with the stories of the reconciliation and friendship between British sailor and the family of Kamikaze pilot. Mr. Naito was born on 20 March, 1964 in Tokyo and is married, has three children.