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Ken SAITO

Ken SAITO

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

DATE OF BIRTH: June 14. 1959
PLACE OF BIRTH: Tokyo
Political Party: Liberal Democratic Party
Member of the House of Representatives (Elected 4 Times)
Constituency: Chiba 7th District
Education
March 1983 Tokyo University, Faculty of Economics
Career
April 1983 Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
June 1998 Director for Personnel Affairs, Personnel Division, Minister’s Secretariat, MITI
July 1999 Director for Planning, Policy Planning and Coordination Division, Basic Industries Bureau, MITI
October 1999 Secretary to the Minister of International Trade and Industry
July 2000 Director for Planning, Planning Division, Public Utilities Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
October 2000 Director, Information International Cooperation Office, Electronics Policy Division, Machinery and Information Industries Bureau, MITI
January 2001 Director for Planning, Administrative Reform Promotion Coordinate Office, the Secretariat of the Administrative Reform Promotion, Cabinet Secretariat
October 2003 Director, Electricity Infrastructure Division, Electricity and Gas Industry Department, Agency for Natural Resources and Energy
August 2004 Vice Governor, Saitama Prefecture
March 2006 Retired Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
August 2009 Elected to the House of Representatives (HR)(45th General Election)
December 2012 Elected to the HR (46th General Election)
December 2012-
September 2013
Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Environment
December 2014 Elected to the HR (47th General Election)
October 2015 State Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
August 2017 Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

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