Chihiro is a research associate at AELP, where she leads the company's research initiatives. Holding a PhD in Education from the University of Cambridge, she specialises in the field of education for individuals with challenging backgrounds. With her expertise in qualitative and quantitative analysis, she conducts external research projects in vital areas, providing insightful evidence. Additionally, she conducts internal research that enhances AELP's policies and activities. Driven by the rewarding nature of their work, she is passionate about making a positive impact on people through education. She loves cats and listening to and attending classical music concerts.