Mr. KOBAYASHI Masao'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. KOBAYASHI Masao

  • The Democratic Party and The Shin-Ryokufukai
  • Elected 2004, 2010 and 2016, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 16,2017)
    Committee on Health, Welfare and Labour
    Special Committee on Disasters (Director)
    Research Committee on International Economy and Foreign Affairs

Born:
 May 11, 1947, Tokyo

Education:
 1966 Tokyo Metropolitan Setagaya Technical High School

Career:
 1966 joined Tokyo Electric Power Company
 1999 Vice-Chairman, Central Executive Committee, Tokyo
    Electric Power Worker's Union
 2002 Deputy President, The Federation of Electric Power
    Related Industry Worker's Unions of Kanto
 2003 Vice-President, The Federation of Electric Power
    Related Industry Worker's Unions of Japan
 2004 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2010 Chairman, Special Committee on Political Ethics and
    Election System
 2011 Chairman, Committee on Health, Welfare and Labour
 2016 Chairman, Committee on Economy and Industry

(Major post in the Government)
 2010 Parliamentary Secretary of Health, Labour and
    Welfare

(as of January 16,2017)

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