Fumihiko Yoshida is a nonresident scholar at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. He is also a trustee of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation and was previously a visiting professor at the International Christian University (2012 to 2015) in Tokyo. Between 2012 and 2014, he served as a deputy director of the editorial board of the Asahi Shimbun. He was also an editorial writer for the Asahi Shimbun with a special focus on nuclear weapons and nuclear energy issues. He is the author of Dismantling the Nuclear Age (in Japanese, 1995), Century of Nuclear Deterrence (in Japanese, 2000), and Nuclear Weapons and the United States (in Japanese, 2009).
Yoshida has a PhD in International Public Policy from Osaka University. He has served as a member of the Advisory Panel of Experts on Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation for Japan’s Minister of Foreign Affairs.