Ms. HASHIMOTO Seiko'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Ms. HASHIMOTO Seiko

(Real Name: ISHIZAKI Seiko)

  • Liberal Democratic Party and Voice of The People
  • Elected 1995, 2001, 2007, 2013 and 2019, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of August 13,2020)
    Committee on Environment

Born:
 October 5, 1964, Hokkaido

Education:
 1983 Komazawa University Tomakomai High School

Career:
 1983 joined Fuji Kyuko Co., Ltd. (passenger
    transportation company)
 1984-96 participated as a speed skater and a cyclist
       in seven Olympics
 1992 won a bronze medal in the Albertville Olympics
 1995 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2001 Chairperson, Committee on Education, Culture and
    Science

(Major posts in the Government)
 2000 Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Hokkaido
    Development Agency
 2008 Senior Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs
 2019 Minister for the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games
    Minister in charge of Women's Empowerment
    Minister of State for Gender Equality

(Major posts in a political party)
 2012 Chairperson, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP)
    Policy Board in the House of Councillors
 2016 Chairperson, General Assembly of LDP Members
    of the House of Councillors

(as of July 30,2020)

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