Japan (2017)

Bar Association

Daiichi Tokyo Bar Association


The University of Tokyo (LL.B, 1981)
University of Washington School of Law(LL.M., 1991)(Fulbright Scholarship recipient)
The Legal Training and Research Institute of the Supreme Court of Japan


Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (1981-2017)
Minister, Italia Ambasciata del Giappone (2003-2005)
Permanent Representative of Japan to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and World Food Programme (WFP) (2003-2005)
Deputy Director-General, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Research Council, Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (2016-2017)
Central Labor Relations Commission (Employers’ Committee Member) (2019-)
Outside Director, NIPPON STEEL TRADING CORPORATION (2019-2023)
Member of the Risk Management Committee, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Credit Foundations (2019-)
Part-time Lecturer for Graduate School of Tokyo University of Agriculture (Agricultural law) (2020-2021)
Member of Committee for Evaluation of Faculty, Nippon Medical School (2020-)
Outside Director, Cosmo Energy Holdings Co., Ltd. (2021-)
Outside Director, NS United Kaiun Kaisha, Ltd. (2023-)


  • "Export Promotion of Agricultural, Forestry and Fisheries Products" in the first issue of the "Journal of Agricultural Policy Research," Shinzansha (2023)

  • Food Agriculture: Laws and Systems, Kinzai Institute for Financial Affairs, Inc. (2018)