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Mitsuhiro Hishida

Mitsuhiro Hishida

Deputy Director General, Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications, Japan

Mitsuhiro Hishida is a senior government official of Japan with more than 25 years professional career in ICT policy. He was appointed to the Deputy Director-General for Global Digital Policy in Global Strategy Bureau of Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) in July 2021.

Prior to the current position, he had worked in several senior positions, including Deputy Director-General for International Economic Affairs and Director for Multilateral Economic Affairs Office, MIC. He had contributed to the bilateral relations with the US, EU and other European countries, as well as negotiations including OECD, APEC, WTO and TPP as a telecommunication negotiator.

Mr Hishida graduated from Tokyo University with Bachler of Law (B.A.) degree in 1994.

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