Yutaka Yokoi

Date of Birth: January 10, 1955 (Born in Toyama Pref.)
Education:
Mar. 1979 Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Liberal Arts College (International Relations)
Studied at Peking University
Master Degree from Harvard University
Professional Carrier:
1978         Passed the High Level Diplomatic Service Examination
Apr. 1979 Entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
Principal Deputy Director, Grant Aid Division, Economic Cooperation Bureau
Principal Deputy Director, Japan-US Security Treaty Division,
North American Affairs Bureau
Counselor for Political Affairs, Embassy of Japan in the U. S. A.
Counselor for Political Affairs, Embassy of Japan in the People’s Republic of China
Sep. 1998 Director, Loan Aid Division, Economic Cooperation Bureau
Aug. 2000 Director, China and Mongolia Division, Asian and Oceanian Affairs Bureau
Apr. 2002 Director, Aid Policy Division, Economic Cooperation Bureau
Aug. 2003 Minister, Embassy of Japan in Malaysia
Sep. 2006 Minister for Economic Affairs, Embassy of Japan in the U.S.A.
Jul. 2008 Consul-General of Japan at Shanghai
Aug. 2010 Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary,
Embassy of Japan in the People’s Republic of China
Sep. 2011 Press Secretary/Director-General for Press and Public Relations, MOFA
Aug. 2013 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the Republic of Turkey
Mar. 2016 Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the People’s Republic of China
Married, has one son and one daughter.