Masaki Matsunaga
Corporate Officer/Director of Plan Approval and Technical Solution Division

After completing Master’s degree in Engineering of Yokohama National University, Masaki Matsunaga joined ClassNK in 1988. Starting at Research Institute, he has built up his experience and expertise of plan approvals as well as field surveys, and was assigned to General Manager of ClassNK Copenhagen Office in 2004. After he was back to Japan, through management experience of Survey Department etc, he was appointed as General Manager of External Affairs Departments and has mainly taken the responsibility to manage ClassNK’s relations with flag administrations and international bodies such as IMO/IACS.

With his wide range of expertise and outstanding leadership, he assumed Corporate Officer, and Director of Plan Approval and Technical Solution Division in April 2022. He now oversees all operations relating to plan approval and the latest maritime technology etc.