Member of the House of Representatives
House of Representatives of Japan
1987, graduate, Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo; 1992, MBA, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University, US. 1987, with Industrial Bank of Japan. 1998, elected to House of Councillors; Director, Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence; Member, Budget Committee and Research Committee on International Affairs and Global Warming Issues; next Minister of Defence. 2009, elected to House of Representatives; Chair, Policy Cordination Committee, Your Party. Chartered Member, Security Analysts Association of Japan. Author of articles.