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Minister Shinoda

Biographical Data

Name:

Kenji Shinoda

Currently:

Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary
Deputy Chief of Mission
Embassy of Japan, Washington, D.C.


Date of Birth:

September 27, 1953

Languages:

Japanese, English, Russian

Career outline:



1976

Entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), Tokyo

1979

Graduated from Graduate School of Arts & Sciences, Harvard University

1980

Second Secretary, Embassy of Japan in the USSR

1982

Assistant Director of the Soviet Division, MOFA

1984

Assistant Director of the Northeast Asia Division, MOFA

1986

Deputy Director of the Treaties Division, MOFA

1990

First Secretary, Embassy of Japan, Washington,

1993

Counselor, Embassy of Japan in the Russian Federation

1995

Director of the Second Middle East Division,
Middle Eastern & African Affairs Bureau, MOFA


1996

Director of the Russian Division,
European & Oceanic Affairs Bureau, MOFA


1999

Minister, Embassy of Japan in the Russian Federation

2002

Deputy Director-General, Treaties Bureau, MOFA

2003

Deputy Director-General European Affairs Bureau, MOFA

2005

Assistant Vice-Minister, MOFA

2006

Consul-General of Japan in Chicago, Illinois

2008

Minister Plenipotentiary (DCM), Embassy of Japan, Washington, D.C.