Koji Omi

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

Experience

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

Awards

Apr 2010 Grand Cordon of the Order of the Rising Sun
Feb 2018 Honorary Doctorate, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University