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Online Lecture by Former Ambassador to the UK Mr Koji Tsuruoka

Thursday 25 Feb | 14.30 - 15.30



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Written by Sanae Samata

Please note that this is a Members-only event, and is limited to 20 people from the BCCJ. We encourage you to sign up early to secure your place.


Looking back on my 3 and a half years working in London

Mr Koji Tsuruoka started his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in 1976 after graduating from the University of Tokyo (Faculty of Law). He has held various posts, including Director of the Foreign Policy Bureau and Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs. In 2013 he took the post of Principal Negotiator of the Japanese Government’s TTP Headquarters in the Cabinet Secretariat Office. He represented the Japanese Government in concluding various treaties, including an agreement with WTO (World Trade Organisation). He served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom from April 2016 to November 2019.