Kazuhito Tatebe

ADMISSIONS:

2012, Japan

EDUCATION:

The University of Tokyo (LL.B.)

Institut d'Administration des Entreprises de Grenoble (France)

WORK EXPERIENCE:

•Ministry of Finance

  • Joined in April 1970 and served in various posts including:
    • •Director General of the Fukuoka Regional Office (July 1994 - June 1996)
    • •Several Director-level positions including those in the Finance Bureau and the Customs and Tariff Bureau
  • Additionally, assigned to overseas posts as follows:
    • •Executive Director, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London (July 1996 - July 1999)
    • •First Secretary and subsequently as Counselor, Permanent Delegation of Japan to the O.E.C.D., Paris (May 1985 - June 1988)

•After retiring from the Ministry

    • •Executive Vice President, The Japan Foundation (August 1999 - September 2003)
    • •Executive Vice President, Japan Mint (October 2003 - March 2006)
    • •Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Luxembourg (March 2006 - June 2009)
    • •Chairman of the Audit & Supervisory Board, Sompo Japan DC Securities Inc. (June 2009 - June 2012)
    • •Advisor, Sompo Japan Insurance Inc. (July 2009 - June 2013)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:

Tokyo Bar Association

LANGUAGES:

Japanese, French and English

PRACTICE AREAS:

Business Law

Corporate Law