Ms. KATAYAMA Satsuki'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Ms. KATAYAMA Satsuki

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 2010 and 2016, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on General Affairs
    Committee on Audit
    Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake (Director)
    Deliberative Council on Political Ethics

Born:
 1959, Saitama Prefecture

Education:
 1982 University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
 1985 completed CSE at Ecole nationale d'administration
    (National School of Administration, France)

Career:
 1982 joined the Ministry of Finance
 1989 Superintendent of the Kaida Tax Office in Hiroshima
    Regional Taxation Bureau(the first female career
    superintendent of Tax office)
 1991 the first female member of the governmental
    delegation to the G7 Summit
 1998 Director of the General Affairs Division in
    Yokohama Customs
 2003 Director for Legal Affairs in the Budget Bureau
 2004 the first female Budget Examiner in the Budget
    Bureau
 2005 Member, House of Representatives
 2010 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2013 Majority leader, Committee on Budget
 2014 Chairperson, Committee on Foreign Affairs and
    Defense

(Major posts in the Government)
 2005 Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Economy, Trade and
    Industry
 2012 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Internal Affairs and
    Communications

(as of January 16,2017)

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