Noboru Nakatani serves as Executive Director for Global Complex at Interpol. He is responsible for organising, coordinating IT services and ensuring information security across the organisation and provides advice to the Secretary General in the top management of IT related issues, including information security incident responses.
Prior to this, he was Assistant Director of the Financial and High Tech Crime Sub-Directorate responsible for global investigative coordination of fight against the financial crime, cyber crime and money laundering and terrorist financing.
He is a Japanese Seconded Officer and Senior Superintendent of Police in the National Police
Agency of Japan (NPA). Prior to the Secondment to Interpol, he was the Assistant Director for Cyber Crime Division within the NPA.
He joined the NPA after working at Japan’s top commercial bank. He has served as the Director of Foreign Affairs Division of the Kanagawa Prefectural Police Headquarters, where he was in charge of investigating counter-terrorism cases. He also served as the Executive Officer to the Minister of State, the Chairperson of the National Public Safety Commission.
He graduated from KEIO University, Japan, with Bachelor’s in Law and Politics in 1991 and was the Visiting Fellow at the Vanderbilt Institute of Public Policy Studies, Vanderbilt University, USA.