December 21, 1960, Hyogo Prefecture
1983 Kobe University, Faculty of Economics
1983 joined The Kansai Electric Power Co., Inc.
1997 Secretary General, Kansai Electric Power Workers'
1999 Secretary General, The Federation of Electric
Power Related Industry Workers' Unions of Japan
2005 Acting Chairman, The Federation of Electric Power
Related Industry Workers' Unions of Japan
2008 Executive Advisor, Labour Insurance Appeal
Committee, Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
2013 elected to the House of Councillors
(as of January 16,2017)