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Yukio SatohPresident of The Japan Institute of International Affairs




 
 

Career

2003 - PresentPresident, The Japan Institute of International Affairs
1998 - 2002Permanent Representative of Japan to the United Nations
1996 - 1998Ambassador of Japan to Australia
1994 - 1996Ambassador of Japan to the Netherlands
1992 - 1994Director-General of the North American Affairs Bureau Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1990 - 1992Director-General of the Information Analysis Research and Planning Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1988 - 1990Consul-General of Japan in Hong Kong
1987 - 1988Assistant Vice-Minister for Parliamentary Affairs Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1985 - 1987Director of the Policy Coordination Division Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1984 - 1985Chief of Prefectural Police of Miyazaki Prefecture
1981 - 1984Consul-General of Japan in London
1979 - 1984Counselor, Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom
1977 - 1979Private Secretary to Foreign Minister Sunao Sonoda Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1976 - 1977Director of Security Division, American Affairs Bureau Ministry of Foreign Affairs
 

Academic Experience

1980 - 1981Research Associate The International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS)
 

Education

He entered the foreign service in 1961 from the University of Tokyo's Faculty of Law, and studied history at Edinburgh University from 1961-63.