Mr. SEKO Hiroshige'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. SEKO Hiroshige

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 1998, 2001, 2007 and 2013, Wakayama Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 16,2017)
    Committee on Environment

Born:
 November 9, 1962, Wakayama Prefecture

Education:
 1986 Waseda University, School of Political Science and
    Economics
 1992 Boston University, College of Communication,
    master's degree

Career:
 1986 joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation
    (NTT)
 1998 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2005 Chairman, Committee on General Affairs

(Major posts in the Government)
 2003 Parliamentary Secretary of Internal Affairs and
    Communications
 2006 Special Advisor to the Prime Minister
 2012 Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
 2016 Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia
    Minister of State for the Nuclear Damage
    Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation
    Corporation

(Major post in a party)
 2012 Chairman, Liberal Democratic Party Policy Board in
    the House of Councillors

(as of January 16,2017)

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