Mr. YOKOYAMA Shinichi'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. YOKOYAMA Shinichi

  • Komeito
  • Elected 2010 and 2016, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 10,2017)
    Committee on Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
    Committee on Budget (Director)
    Research Committee on National Life and Economy (Director)

Born:
 July 21, 1959, Hokkaido

Education:
 1983 Hokkaido University, Faculty of Fisheries Sciences
 1990 Hokkaido University, Graduate School of Fisheries
    Sciences
 1992 Hokkaido University, Ph.D. in fisheries science

Career:
 1990 joined Hokkaido Government
    started working for Prefectural Fisheries Research
    Institutes
 2003 Member, Hokkaido Prefectural Assembly (2 terms)
 2010 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2013 Chairman, Special Committee on Disasters
 2016 Chairman, Committee on General Affairs

(Major post in the Government)
 2013 Parliamentary Secretary of Agriculture, Forestry
    and Fisheries

(as of January 16,2017)

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