Tomohiko Kinoshita is a former Member of the House of Representatives. Before elected to the House, he worked for Mitsui and Co., Ltd. for 18 years and was stationed in various countries to work on trade business. As a Diet member, he served consecutively on the Economy, Trade and Industry Committee in the House of Representatives. He was also a Director at the Cabinet Committee and active on several diet members’ leagues, among which the Japan-EU Friendship Diet Members’ League, the Japan-China Friendship Diet Members’ League. Kinoshita graduated from Keio University, Faculty of Commerce, and is fluent in English.