Profile of Gotaro OGAWA

Nationality: Japanese

Born on July 1, 1943 at Shizuoka ( near Mt. Fuji ), Japan

Graduated University of Tokyo and entered in Foreign Ministry in 1968

Retired diplomat: Ambassador of Japan to Cambodia and to Denmark. Other foreign assignments include France, former Soviet Union, South Korea, etc.

Current positions:


Adviser to AFS Japan, Adeviser to Mitsui Suitomo Kaijo Co., Ltd.

Hobbies and qualifications: Judo (6th Dan), Professorship in Japanese calligraphy Painting,Jogging

Family: wife with two daughters and one son

Religion: Buddhist

Publication: “Sekai ga Tsuino Sumika ( The World is my permanent domicile ) “ ( Published in Japanese)