Koji Omi

Koji  Omi
Koji Omi
Chairman of Non-Profit Organization Science and Technology Society Forum
Hitotsubashi University, Faculty of Commerce

Experience

April 1956 Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry
August 1970 Consul General of Japan in New York City (Until June, 1974)
June 1976 Director of General Affairs Department, Osaka Regional Bureau of International Trade and Industry, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Until July, 1978)
July 1979 Director of Administrative Division, Science and Technology Agency (Until May, 1981)
June 1981 Director-General of Guidance Department, Small & Medium Enterprise Agency, Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Until June, 1982)
December 1983 Elected to a Member of House of Representatives (Elected 8 times since then)
January 1995 Chairman of Committee on Finance, House of Representatives (Until July, 1998 )
September 1997 Minister of State for Economic Planning (Until July 1998)
April 2001 Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territory Affairs, and Science and Technology Policies (Until September 2002)
March 2006 Chairman of Non-Profit Organization Science and Technology Society Forum (-Present)
September 2006 Minister of Finance (Until August 2007)
October 2013 Member of Board of Governors of Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University

Awards

April 2010 Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun