Mr. MIYAZAWA Yoichi'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. MIYAZAWA Yoichi

  • Liberal Democratic Party and The Party for Japanese Kokoro
  • Elected 2010 and 2016, Hiroshima Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Financial Affairs
    Special Committee on Political Ethics and Election System

Born:
 April 21, 1950, Hiroshima Prefecture

Education:
 1974 University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
 1978 Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of
    Government, MPA

Career:
 1974 joined Ministry of Finance
 1980 District Director, Kishiwada Tax Office, Osaka
    Regional Taxation Office
 1989 Research and Planning Director, Minister's
    Secretariat, Ministry of Finance
 1992 Executive Secretary to the Prime Minister
 1994 Secretary to a Member of the House of
    Representatives
 2000 Member, House of Representatives(3 consecutive
    terms)
 2010 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the Government)
 2008 Senior Vice-Minister of Cabinet Office (in charge
    of Economic and Fiscal Policy, and Decentralization
    Reform)
 2014 Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Minister of State for the Nuclear Damage
    Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation
    Corporation

(as of January 16,2017)

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