Mr. AKINO Kozo'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. AKINO Kozo

  • Komeito
  • Elected 2010 and 2016, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on General Affairs (Director)
    Committee on Audit
    Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems (Director)
    Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Director)

Born:
 July 11, 1967, Hyogo Prefecture

Education:
 1992 Nagasaki University, School of Medicine
 1996 Nagasaki University Graduate School of Biomedical
    Sciences, doctoral course

Career:
 1992 obtained medical doctor's license
 1996 Assistant, School of Medicine, Nagasaki University
 2000 attended the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in the
    United States
 2001 lecturer, School of Medicine, Nagasaki University
 2006 Assistant Director, Specific Disease Control
    Division, Health Service Bureau, Ministry of
    Health, Labour and Welfare
 2008 Assistant Director, Blood and Blood Products
    Division, Pharmaceutical and Food Safety Bureau,
    Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
    Visiting Professor, Nagasaki University
 2009 Director, Tokyo Airport Quarantine Branch, Tokyo
    Quarantine Station
 2010 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2014 Chairman, Special Committee on Disasters
 2016 Chairman, Committee on Judicial Affairs

(Major posts in the Government)
 2012 Parliamentary Secretary of the Environment
    Parliamentary Secretary of Cabinet Office

(as of January 16,2017)

<< back