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Akifumi Irie

Advisor to Director-General, Global Strategy Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan

Akifumi Irie

Akifumi Irie is Advisor to Director-General, Global Strategy Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC), Japan.  Before this he was Senior Deputy Director, General Affairs Division, Global Strategy Bureau (2017-2018) and Senior Deputy Director, Broadcasting Policy Division, Information and Communications Bureau (2016-2018) in the Ministry.

Mr Irie has also held positions as First Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Japanese delegation representative to the OECD) (2013-2015) and OECD Vice Chair; Deputy Director for International Economy division (in charge of US and EU), Global Strategy Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan (2012-2013); Deputy Director for Public Finance Policy Division, Ministry of Finance (2010-2012) and Consumer Policy Division / Telecommunications Business Bureau, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, in charge of planning consumer protection in the field of telecommunication (2002-2005).

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