Takeaki Nakahara became the CEO of Teach For Japan in October 2018. He served as a Teach For Japan fellow at an elementary school in Nara city, Japan from 2015 to 2017. Before joining Teach For Japan, he worked for Sapporo Shinyo High School as an executive assistant to the principal, and at Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences (OUHS) as an administrator. Prior to his role at OUHS, he spent three years as a professional soccer player in Spain. Mr. Takeaki holds an M.A. from Osaka University of Health and Sport Sciences.