Mr. WAKAMATSU Kaneshige'S PHOTOGRAPH OF THE FACE

Mr. WAKAMATSU Kaneshige

  • Komeito
  • Elected 2013 and 2019, Proportional Representation
  • Current Responsibilities in the House of Councillors
    (as of August 4,2020)
    Committee on General Affairs (Chairman)
    Special Committee on Reconstruction after the Great East Japan Earthquake
    Research Committee on Natural Resources and Energy

Born:
 August 5, 1955, Fukushima Prefecture

Education:
 1978 Chuo University, Faculty of Commerce

Career:
 certified public accountant, licensed tax accountant and
 certified administrative procedures legal specialist
 1978 passed the Certified Public Accountant Examination
    joined Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (auditing firm)
 1993 Member, House of Representatives (3 terms)
 2013 first elected to the House of Councillors

(Major posts in the House of Councillors)
 2016 Chairman, Special Committee on Disasters
 2019 Chairman, Committee on General Affairs

(Major posts in the Government)
 2002 Senior Vice-Minister of Internal Affairs and
    Communications
 2015 State Minister for Reconstruction

(as of July 30,2020)

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