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Ambassador Jota Yamamoto

Date of Birth: 3  December, 1959
LL.B., Tokyo University
LL.M., University of  Cambridge
Career positions
1982        Entered into the Foreign Service
1983        Attache, Embassy of Japan in the UK
1985        UN Policy Division, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
1988        Treaties Division, MOFA
1991        First Secretary, Permanent Mission to the United Nations
1994        International Convention Division, MOFA
1994        Deputy Director, Treaties Division, MOFA  
1995        First Secretary, Embassy of Japan in Russia
1997        Deputy Director, First North American Division, MOFA
1998        Councilor, Cabinet Legislation Bureau
2002        Professor, Policy Management Department, Keio University
2004        Director, Consular Policy Division, MOFA
2007        Cabinet Councilor, Cabinet Secretariat 
2009        Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in Pakistan
2011        Consul-General of Japan in Houston
2013        Director General for International Affairs, Ministry of Defense
2015     Director-General, International Peace Cooperation Headquarters, Cabinet Office
2016        Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary to Finland
Married, with one daughter