International Transport Forum
OECD

2012 Annual Summit / Seamless Transport:Making Connections

 

 

Osamu Yoshida

Senior Vice Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism
Japan

Osamu Yoshida was appointed Senior Vice Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for Japan in January 2012.  With a political career beginning in 1993, Mr. Yoshida has held many high-level positions spanning the portfolios of economy, trade, industry and disaster relief.

Previously, Mr. Yoshida served as a professor at Osaka kun-ei Women’s College and has had completed many visiting lecturer roles in several universities.  Mr. Yoshida has a Bachelor of Arts Degree and is an alumni of the Matsushita Institute of Government and Management.