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Yukio HATOYAMA
HATOYAMA Yukio
Member of the House of Representatives
(7th Terms, Hokkaido 9th District)

Date of Birth:  February 11, 1947
Education:
1969  BSc. in Engineering, Tokyo University
1976  Ph.D. in Engineering, Stanford University
Career:
1981  Assistant Professor, Senshyu University
1983  Private Secretary to Iichiro Hatoyama, Member of the House of Councillors
1986  Elected Member of the House of Representatives
1990  Parliamentary Vice Minister, Hokkaido Development Agency
Jun. 1993  Member, New Party SAKIGAKE (defected from LDP)
Aug. 1993  Vice Chief Cabinet Secretary of Hosokawa Cabinet
Sept. 1996  Co-Leader, the Democratic Party of Japan
Sept. 1997  Secretary General, the Democratic Party of Japan
April 1998  Deputy Secretary General, the "new" Democratic Party of Japan
Sept.1999  President of the Democratic Party of Japan
Dec. 2002  Member of the Standing Officers Council
Oct. 2004  Next Minister of Foreign Affairs (DPJ Next (Shadow) Cabinet)
Oct. 2004-  Secretary General, the Democratic Party of Japan
Political Career:
1986  Elected to the House of Representatives (1st time)
Feb 1990  Elected to the House of Representatives (2nd time)
May 1990  Chair, Shiga Prefectural Chapter, Democratic Socialist Party (DSP)
1993  Elected to the House of Representatives (3rd time)
1996  Elected to the House of Representatives (4th time)
1997  Shadow Minister of Labour, Tomorrow's Cabinet, New Frontier Party
1999  1999 Chair, DPJ Diet Affairs Committee
Jun 2000  Elected to the House of Representatives (5th time)
Sep 2000  Chair, DPJ Organisation Committee
2001  Chairman, Committee on Security, House of Representatives
2003  Elected to the House of Representatives (6th time)
Jan 2004  Next Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications, DPJ
May 2004  Chair, DPJ Diet Affairs Committee
Sept 2004  DPJ Secretary General
Social Involvement:  Chairperson, the Japan-Russia Society
Chairperson, Touch Football Association of Japan
Chairperson, Guide Dogs & Service Dogs Association of Japan
Hobbies:  Touch football, tennis, watching baseball games, listening to music, karaoke, computing
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