Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Justice
Ministry of Justice of Japan
Taku Otsuka is a second term Member of the House of Representatives of Japan for the Liberal Democratic Party (LDP). In the House of Representatives, he is the Director of the Standing Committee on Security, a Member of the Standing Committee on Budget and a Member of the Commission on the Constitution. In the LDP, he is the Vice-Chairman of the Diet Affairs Committee, Deputy Director of the National Defense Division, Deputy Director of Economy, Trade and Industry Division, and Deputy Director-General of the International Bureau. Before entering politics, Otsuka worked in the financial sector, including the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi. He received an MA in Public Policy from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and a BA in Law from Keio University.