1985 M.A. in International Relations, Stanford University
1978 B.A. in Law, the University of Tokyo
2018 Special Representative for External Relations, Hitachi, Ltd.
2016 Senior Vice President and Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd.
2011 Vice President and Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd.
2010 Corporate Officer, International Strategy Division, Hitachi, Ltd.
2006 Deputy Director-General, Economic Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan
2004 Vice President, RIETI
2002 Director, International Affairs Division, ANRE
2000 Director, Recycling Promotion Division, Environment & Technology Bureau
1998 Director, Europe/Russia/Middle East Division, ITPB
1996 Director, Petroleum Exploration and Production Division, ANRE
1993 Deputy Director-General, Planning Department, Chiba Prefectural Government
1991 Director, North American Trade Policy Planning, ITPB
1989 Seconded to Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (World Bank)
1987 Deputy Director, Southeast Asia/Russia Division, International Trade Policy Bureau (ITPB)
1985 Deputy Director, Mining Division, Agency of Natural Resources and Energy (ANRE)
1978 Joined MITI