Czech-Japanese architect, program director of reSITE international festival and conference on more livable cities, editorial supervisor and former editor-in-chief of professional architecture magazine ERA21. Lecturer at Architectural Institute in Prague and Visegrad Intercity Seminar in Architecture at STU in Bratislava. External lecturer at Faculty of Philosophy, Masaryk University in Brno, at SU Strasbourg and IISCE DSW in Wroclaw. Independent nominator of European Union Prize for Contemporary Architecture – Mies van der Rohe Award – for the Czech Republic. Member of the Board of Experts of the European Prize for Urban Public Space. Expert adviser of Metropolitan Sounding Board of Prague City Council in the issues of urban development. Currently, Okamura lives in Brno and Prague.