Yuriko Koike

Yuriko Koike
Governor of Tokyo
Profile of the Governor
Born:July 15, 1952, in Hyogo Prefecture
Education:BA in Sociology, Cairo University (October 1976)


July 2016 Elected Governor of Tokyo

October 2011          Director, Committee on Budget, House of Representatives

September 2010     Chairperson, General Council, Liberal Democratic Party

July 2007 Minister of Defense

September 2006     Special Advisor to the Prime Minister for National Security Affairs

September 2004     Minister of the Environment and Minister of State for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs

September 2003     Minister of the Environment

July 1993 Member of the House of Representatives

July 1992 Member of the House of Councillors