Tomoyuki Yoshida

Chief Executive Director

Date of Birth: March 21, 1964

Brief Personal History

March 1986 Graduated from Faculty of Law (General Legal Studies Course), The University of Tokyo
April 1986 Joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1989 PGD in European Studies, Faculty of Law, University of Lisbon
1991 M.A. in Security Studies, Georgetown University
October 2003 Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in Thailand
December 2006 Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in the United States of America
July 2009 Director, First North American Division, North American Affairs Bureau
September 2010 Executive Assistant to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister's Secretariat
September 2011 Director, First North American Division, North American Affairs Bureau
September 2013 Counsellor, Cabinet Secretariat (Office of the Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary)
(Concurrently) Okinawa Liaison Office and TPP Task Force, Cabinet Secretariat
October 2013 (Concurrently) Counsellor, Headquarters for the Promotion of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Cabinet Secretariat
January 2015 Counsellor, Minister's Secretariat
(Concurrently) International Legal Affairs Bureau
July 2016 Counsellor, Minister's Secretariat
January 2017 Deputy Assistant Minister, Minister's Secretariat
September 2017 Director-General (Ambassador), Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Science Department, Foreign Policy Bureau
July 2019 Director-General (Ambassador), Latin American and Caribbean Affairs Bureau
July 2020 Press Secretary, Minister's Secretariat
January 2022 Minister's Secretariat
March 2022 Director, Refugees Assistance Headquarters, Foundation for the Welfare and Education of the Asian People
October 2023 Chief Executive Director, The Japan Institute of International Affairs