Mr. SEKO Hiroshige'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. SEKO Hiroshige

  • Liberal Democratic Party
  • Elected 1998, 2001, 2007, 2013 and 2019, Wakayama Prefecture
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of February 28,2024)
    Committee on Environment

Born:
 November 9, 1962, Wakayama Prefecture

Education:
 1986 Waseda University,
    School of Political Science and Economics
 1992 Boston University, College of Communication,
    Master's degree

Career:
 1986 joined Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT)
 1998 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major post in the House of Councillors)
 2005 Chairman, Committee on General Affairs

(Major posts in the Government)
 2003 Parliamentary Secretary of Internal Affairs and
    Communications
 2006 Special Advisor to the Prime Minister
 2012 Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary
 2016 Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Minister in charge of Industrial Competitiveness
    Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia
    Minister in charge of the Response to
    the Economic Impact caused by the Nuclear Accident
    Minister of State for the Nuclear Damage Compensation
    and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation
 2018 Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
    Minister in charge of Industrial Competitiveness
    Minister in charge of International Exposition
    Minister for Economic Cooperation with Russia
    Minister in charge of the Response to
    the Economic Impact caused by the Nuclear Accident
    Minister of State for the Nuclear Damage Compensation
    and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation

(Major posts in a party)
 2012 Chairman, Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) Policy Board in
    the House of Councillors
 2019 Secretary General for the LDP in the House of Councillors
    

(as of May 11,2023)

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