若宮けんじ

Kenji Wakamiya

Member of the House of Representatives

BornSeptember 2, 1961

BirthplaceTokyo, Japan

FamilyWife, a daughter and a son

E-mailwakamiya@ceres.ocn.ne.jp

Education

1984 Graduated from the Faculty of Business and Commerce, Keio University

Business Career

1984-1990 Secretary to the representative of the Saison Group
1990-2005 Representative of a company

Political Career

2005-2009 Member of the House of Representatives under the Proportional Representation system
2012-2014 Member of the House of Representatives (Tokyo 5th District)
2014-2017 Member of the House of Representatives (Tokyo 5th District)
2017- Member of the House of Representatives (Tokyo 5th District)

Current Responsibilities

Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs
Representatives 5th Electoral District Branch of Tokyo, Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP)
Deputy Chairperson, Research Commission on National Security (LDP)
Manager, Research Commission for the Promotion and Development of Okinawa (LDP)

Past Positions

State Minister of Defense
State Minister of Cabinet for Security

Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Defense

Director, Committee on Rules and Administration, House of Representatives
Director, Committee on Security, House of Representatives
Director, Committee on Economy, Trade and Industry, House of Representatives
Director, Committee on Judicial Affairs, House of Representatives
Manager, Political Ethics Hearing Committee, House of Representatives
Director, Committee on Discipline, House of Representatives
Director, Special Committee on Okinawa and Northern Problems, House of Representatives
Member, Committee on Budget, House of Representatives
Member, Special Committee on the Legislation for Peace and Security of Japan and the International Community, House of Representatives
Member, Committee on Land, Infrastructure and Transport and Tourism, House of Representatives

Director, National Defense Division, Policy Research Council, Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP)
Chief Secretary, Research Commission on National Security (LDP)
Deputy Director, Interest Group Policy Division, Party Organization and Campaign Headquarters (LDP)
Deputy Chairman, Diet Affairs Committee, Liberal Democratic Party of Japan (LDP)
Deputy Director, Land, Infrastructure and Transport Division, Policy Research Council (LDP)
Deputy Chairman, Subcommittee on Genetic Strategy for Space, Special Committee on Space and Ocean Development, Policy Research Council (LDP)
Deputy Director-General, International Bureau (LDP)
Deputy Director, Economy, Trade and Industry Division, Policy Research Council (LDP)
Deputy Chairman, Committee on Organizations Involved with Land Development and Construction (LDP)
Deputy Chairman, Committee on Organizations Involved with Transport and Transportation (LDP)
Deputy Director of Information Bureau, Public Relations Headquarters (LDP)
Manager, Special Mission Committee on North Korean Abductions, Policy Research Council (LDP)
Manager, Special Mission Committee on Promotion of Space Development, Policy Research Council (LDP)
Manager, Investigative Committee on Business Succession, Policy Research Council (LDP)
Deputy Chairman, Committee on Organizations Involved with Commerce, Industry and Medium and Small Enterprises (LDP)
Deputy Chairman, Federation of Tokyo Metropolitan LDP Branches