Mr. YAKURA Katsuo'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. YAKURA Katsuo

  • Komeito
  • Elected 2013, Saitama Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of December 16,2017)
    Committee on Economy and Industry
    Committee on Rules and Administration (Director)
    Special Committee on Official Development Assistance and Related Matters (Director)

Born:
 January 11, 1975, Kanagawa Prefecture

Education:
 1997 University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law
 2005 University of California, Los Angeles (LL.M.)

Career:
 1998 passed the National Bar Examination
 2000 joined Anderson Mori (law firm) (now Anderson Mori
    & Tomotsune) as a lawyer
 2009 transferred to Ministry of Economy, Trade and
    Industry (Assistant Director to the Counselor,
    Multilateral Trade System Department)
 2013 elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the Government)
 2016 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Agriculture,
    Forestry and Fisheries

(as of January 16,2017)

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