State Minister of the Environment

YAMADA Miki

YAMADA Miki

State Minister of the Environment, Japan

Date of Birth:
March 15, 1974
Place of Birth:
Tokyo, Japan
Affiliation:
Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP)
Member of the House of Representatives:
Elected four times, Tokyo District 1

Education

1996
Graduated from Tokyo University Faculty of Law

Professional Career

1996
Joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry
2002
Acquired MBA from Columbia Business School, Colombia University, New York, USA
2002
Office of the Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary, Cabinet Secretariat
2005
Joined Boston Consulting Group
2007
Joined Hermès Japon
2012
First Election as Member of the House of Representative, Tokyo District 1 (46th General Election)
2014
Second Election as Member of the House of Representative, Tokyo District 1 (47th General Election)
2015
Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Foreign Affairs (Reshuffled Third Abe Cabinet)
2017
Third Election as Member of the House of Representative, Tokyo Proportional-Representation Constituency (48th General Election)
2021
Fourth Election as Member of the House of Representative, Tokyo District 1 (49th General Election)
2021
Director, Judicial Affairs Division, Liberal Democratic Party of Japan
2022
State Minister of the Environment, Japan (Reshuffled Second Kishida Cabinet)

Hobbies

Travelling, visiting department stores, enjoying Japanese traditional festivals, watching movies and listening to music

Personal Motto

No fantasy, No life.

KOBAYASHI Shigeki

KOBAYASHI Shigeki

State Minister of the Environment, Japan

Date of Birth:
October 9, 1964
Place of Birth:
Nara, Japan
Affiliation:
Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP)
Member of the House of Representatives:
Elected three times, Kinki Proportional-Representation Constituency

Education

1988
Graduated from Keio University Faculty of Law

Professional Career

1988
Joined Daiwa Bank, Limited (now Resona Bank, Limited)
1994
Joined Sanwa Jutaku Co., Ltd.
2002
President, Junior Chamber International Nara
2004
Chief Executive Officer, Sanwa Jutaku Co., Ltd.
2007
First Election as Member of Nara Prefectural Assembly (served two terms)
2012
First Election as Member of the House of Representatives, Kinki Proportional-Representation Constituency (46th General Election)
2014
Deputy Chairman, Japan Housing Industry Association
2017
Second Election as Member of the House of Representative, Nara District 1 (48th General Election)
Member of Committee on Education, Culture, Science and Technology, the House of Representatives
2019
Member of Committee on Judicial Affairs, the House of Representatives
Member of Special Committee on Regional Revitalization, the House of Representatives
Member of Committee on Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the House of Representatives
2020
Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (Suga Cabinet)
2021
Third Election as Member of the House of Representatives, Kinki Proportional-Representation Constituency (49th General Election)
Director of Special Committee on Regional Revitalization, the House of Representatives
2022
State Minister of the Environment, Japan (Reshuffled Second Kishida Cabinet)

Hobbies

Reading, Shigin (Chinese Poet Recitation)

Personal Motto

Aspiration to improvement