Norway-Japan Marine Seminar 2012

MAY 10 2012
TOKYO, Japan

Masanori Miyahara

Deputy Director-General
Fisheries Agency of Japan

Educational Background:

1978  Bachelor of Fisheries  (University of Tokyo)

1985   Master of Political Science  ( Duke University (USA)


Major Position Held:

1978         Joined Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries

1986 – 1990 First Secretary, the Embassy of Japan in the United States

1994 – 1997 Director, Fisheries Division, Ishikawa Prefectural Government

1999 – 2002 Director, Enforcement Office, Resource Management Department, Fisheries Agency

2002 – 2005 Counsellor, Resource Management Department, Fisheries Agency

2005 – 2008 Director, Fisheries Coordination Division, Fisheries Agency

2008 – 2011 Councillor, Resource Management Department, Fisheries Agency

2011 –            Deputy Director-General, Fisheries Agency (Current position)


Masanori Miyahara has been involved in international fisheries issues through his career. He is currently appointed as government delegates to ICCAT, WCPFC, CITES COP15, in addition to be the standing chairperson at ICCAT.


2012-05-10 at 10:25: Basic Fisheries Policy of Japan