Yoichi IIDA

Director-General for Economic Security Policy, Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)

Date of Birth: 6 March 1966  

Education: University of Tokyo, Japan, B.A. of Engineering in 1989 Duke University in USA, M.A. in International Development Policy  in 1996


1989 Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry Policy Planning Office, Minister’s Secretariat  

1990 Chemical Weapon Control Office, Basic Industries Bureau 

1992 Mining Division Agency of Natural Resources and Energy

1995 Study at Duke University in USA

1998 Deputy Director, Security Trade Control Division, International Trade Administration Bureau  

1997 Deputy Director, Environmental Policy Division, Environmental Protection and Industrial Location Bureau  

2000 Deputy Director for Diet Relations, General Coordination Division, Minister’s Secretariat  

2001 Deputy Director, Chemical Management Policy Division, Manufacturing Industries Bureau  

2003 Deputy Director, Industrial Science and Technology Policy Division, Industrial Science and Technology Policy and Environment Bureau 

2004 Deputy Director for Manufacturing Industries Policy, Manufacturing Industries Bureau  

2005 Deputy Director, Policy Planning and Coordination Division, Minister’s Secretariat  

2006 Director, Space Industry Office, Manufacturing Industries Bureau 

2009 Director General, European Office in Paris of New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO)  

2012 Director, Aerospace and Defense Industry Division, Manufacturing Industries Bureau  

2015 Director for Manufacturing Industries Policy 

2016 Director-General, Trade Control Department, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau 

2020- Director-General for Economic Security Policy, Director-General, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau

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