Yasuhiro SHIMIZU
H.E. Ambassador of Japan

Educational Background

1980.3                          Graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences (International Relations), University of Tokyo


Work Experience:

1980.4                          Joined the Environment Agency


1988.7                          First Secretary, the Embassy of Japan in Washington, D.C.


1991.7                          Deputy Director, Global Environment Division, the Environmental Agency


2000.7                          Director- General, Tohoku Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry, the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)


2002.7                          Director, Climate Change Policy Division, Global Environment Bureau, the Ministry of the Environment (MOE)


2006.9                          Counsellor, Cabinet Affairs Office, Cabinet Secretariat


2007.9                          Senior Negotiator for Global Environmental Issues, MOE


2008.7                          Executive Director, New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)


2010.8                          Deputy Director-General, MOE


2011.3                          Director General of MOE’s local emergency response headquarters for Great East Japan Earthquake


2011.11                        Councilor, National Policy Unit, Cabinet Secretariat


2013.7                          Director-General, Environmental Policy Bureau, MOE


2014.7                          Deputy Secretary- General, the Secretariat of the Nuclear Regulation Authority (NRA)


2015.7                          Secretary-General, the Secretariat of the NRA ( ̴2017.1)


2017.9                          Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Greece


2017.11                        Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Cyprus