Born in 1951. Graduated from Faculty of Literature, Tokyo University of Education. Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in 1976.
Served as First Secretary at the Embassy of Japan in the United States; Deputy Director, Development Cooperation Division, International Cooperation Bureau; Deputy Director, Central and Eastern Europe Division, Asian and European Affairs Bureau; Senior Assistant Director, Non-Governmental Organizations Cooperation Division, International Cooperation Bureau; Senior Assistant Director, Inspection Division, Minister's Secretariat; Counselor, Embassy of Japan in East Timor; Director, International Emergency Assistance Division, International Cooperation Bureau; Director, Local Partnership Cooperation Division, Minister's Secretariat; Director, Health and Welfare Division, Minister's Secretariat; Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the Republic of Bulgaria. Retired August, 2016.
Took office as the chairperson of the Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation in July 16, 2019.
EGreetings from the new chairperson, Takashi KOIZUMI@(July 16, 2019)