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Daisuke Matsunaga

Daisuke Matsunaga, Japanese diplomat.

Background

  • Matsunaga, Daisuke was born on September 13, 1955 in Iwaki, Fukushima, Japan. Son of Hiroshi and Shinako Matsunaga.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Tokyo University, 1979. Master of Business Administration, Stanford University, 1985.

    Career

    • Economist, Bank of Japan, Tokyo, 1979-1980. 2d secretary Japanese Embassy, Washington, 1985-1986. Official Foreign Ministry, Japan, 1986-1994.

      Official interpreter for Prime Ministers and foreign ministers, 1987-1992. 1st secretary Japanese Embassy, Malaysia, 1994-1997. Deputy director Okinawa Liaison Office Foreign Ministry, since 1997.

    Personality

    Interests

    Okinawan string instrument, reading, diving.

    Connections

    • Married Midori Iwatake, January 3, 1985. 1 child, Nana.
    • father: Hiroshi Matsunaga
    • mother: Shinako Matsunaga
    • spouse: Midori Iwatake
    • child: Nana Matsunaga
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    Born September 13, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1979
      Tokyo University
    • 1985
      Stanford University
    • 1979 - 1980
      Economist
      Tokyo, Japan
    • 1985 - 1986
      2nd secretary, Japanese Embassy
      Washington, United States
    • 1986 - 1994
      official Foreign Ministry
      Japan
    • 1987 - 1992
      official interpreter for Prime Ministers and foreign ministers
    • 1994 - 1997
      1st secretary, Japanese Embassy
      Malaysia
    • 1997
      deputy director, Okinawa Liaison Office Foreign Ministry