Kenichiro SASAE

President of The Japan Institute of International Affairs

Date of Birth : September 25, 1951


Mar. 1974 Graduated from The University of Tokyo

Apr. 1974 Joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Aug. 1990 Director of the Second North America Division

Aug. 1993 Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom

Sep. 1993 Research Associate, The International Institute for Strategic Studies(IISS)

Jul. 1994 Counsellor, The Permanent Mission of Japan to the International Organizations in Geneva

Aug. 1994 Special Adviser to Mrs. Ogata, UN High Commissioner for Refugees

Sep. 1997 Director of the Northeast Asia Division

Jul. 1999 Deputy Director-General, Asian Affairs Bureau

Apr. 2000 Executive Assistant to the Prime Minister for Foreign Affairs

Apr. 2001 Deputy Director-General, Foreign Policy Bureau

Mar. 2002 Director-General, Economic Affairs Bureau

Jan. 2005 Director-General, Asian and Oceania Affairs Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Jan. 2008 Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs

Aug. 2010 Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs

Sep. 2012 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to the United States of America

Jun. 2018 President, The Japan Institute of International Affairs