Ambassador’s Profile

Mr. Takuji HANATANI

Professional Career:
1979 Entered the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA)
1998 Director, Multilateral Cooperation Division, Economic Cooperation Bureau, MOFA
1999 Counsellor, Permanent Delegation of Japan to OECD
2002 Counsellor, D.C.M., Embassy of Japan in Kenya
2005 Minister, D.C.M., Embassy of Japan in Belgium
2008 Consul-General of Japan in Atlanta, the United States of America
2012 Director-General, International Affairs Department, the Secretariat of the House of Councillors, the National Diet (Parliament) of Japan
2014 Ambassador of Japan to Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu and Vanuatu

Education:
1977 Graduated from Faculty of Law, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto
1982 LL.M. (Mater of Laws), Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA, U.S.A.