H.E. Mr. KAWAMURA Yasuhisa - Curriculum Vitae

H.E. Mr. KAWAMURA Yasuhisa

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
Embassy of Japan in Canada

Date of Birth: October 4, 1957
March 1981 Graduated from Hitotsubashi University (Faculty of Law)
April 1981 Joined Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
1984 Graduated from Amherst College, MA, USA
1984 Second Secretary, Embassy of Japan to the U.S.A.  
1988 Deputy Director, Second North America Division, MOFA
1991 Principal Deputy Director, Second Southeast Asia Division, MOFA
1993 First Secretary, Permanent Mission to Int’l Organization in Geneva
December 1995 Counselor, Embassy of Japan in Indonesia
March 1999 Director, International Press Division, MOFA
February 2001 Director, Second International Organization Division, Economic Affairs Bureau, MOFA
August 2002   Counselor, Mission to the European Union
September 2004 Representative in Tokyo, Organization of Economic Development and Cooperation
August 2008 Deputy Press Secretary (Deputy Director General) for Foreign Minister
January 2010 Deputy Consul General, Consulate General of Japan in New York
February 2013 Minister & Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Japan in India
January 2015 Press Secretary, Director-General for Press and Public Diplomacy, MOFA
February 2017 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Deputy Representative of Japan to the United Nations  
November 2019 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, Embassy of Japan in Canada