Born: March 23, 1956, Gifu
1978 Graduated From the University of Tokyo, Degree in Economics
1978 Entered the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI*)
1991 Multilateral Trade Negotiator, International Trade Policy Bureau, MITI
1993 Director , Industrial Labour Policy Office,Industrial Policy Bureau, METI
1994 Consul, Consulate-General of Japan at Vancouver, Canada
1997 Director, Tariff Division, International Economic Affairs Department, International Trade Policy Bureau, MITI.
1998 Director-General, General Coordination and Policy Planning Department, Kansai Bureau, MITI
2000 Director, Planning Division, Coal and New Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, MITI
2001 Director, Policy Planning Division, Energy Conservation and Renewable Energy Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI* 2002 Director, Economic and Fiscal Management Bureau, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan
2005 Deputy Director-General, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI
2006 Deputy Director-General, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy, METI
2008 Director-General, Kansai Bureau, METI
2009 Director-General, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI 2010 Retired METI
2011 Joined IBM Japan *MITI was reorganized to METI(Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry) in 2001.