Hiroshi Inomata

Born on March 9, 1954



March 1978

Graduated from WASEDA University, Faculty of Law

Professional Career:

April 1978

Entered Ministry of Foreign Affairs

July 1995

Director, International Agreements Division

August 1997  

Director, Japan-US Security Treaty Division

August 1998

Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom



February 2001


Counsellor, Embassy of Japan in the Republic of Korea


January 2002 

Minister, the same Embassy

February 2004         

Counsellor, Cabinet Secretariat (Office of Assistant Chief Cabinet Secretary)


August 2006

Deputy Director-General, International Legal Affairs Bureau

July 2008

Director-General, Southeast and Southwest Asian Affairs Department

August 2010

Consul-General of Japan at San Francisco

September 2013

Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Japan to Pakistan

  Other overseas assignments - United States and Thailand

Ambassador Inomata is married and has two children