Stephen McHugh joined JCIE/USA in April 2019. Prior to joining JCIE, Mr. McHugh taught English at a high school in Tokyo as part of the JET Program, following which he served as a JET Program Coordinator for six months in Washington DC, where he managed the application process for the entire US.
Mr. McHugh’s responsibilities at JCIE/USA include assisting with the Congressional staff exchange, the healthy & active aging in Asia program, and the program on expanding support for democratic governance . He also works on updating website and social media content. Mr. McHugh was born and raised in London, but moved to the US to study at The University of Chicago, where he obtained a BA in English Literature.
Leveraging Technology for the Madrid International Plan of Action on Ageing: Experiences of China, Japan and the Republic of Korea, United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), May 2021 (contributed Japan case-studies)
“Responding to the Needs of Older Persons During a Pandemic,” AHWIN Policy Brief no. 1, co-author with K. Ashizawa (2020)