Bachelor of Laws, University Tokyo, 1960.
Governor Government of Japan, 1987—1989, ambassador to Nigeria, 1992—1995, ambassador to Ireland, 1995—1998. Commissioner United Nations Monitoring, Verification and Inspection Commission, 2000—2007, Board Care Institute, since 2004. Director general Japan Overseas Volunteer Service, 1985—1987.
Vice president Japan International Cooperative Agency, 1990—1992.
Married Ursula Krech Kazuhara, December 23, 1965. Children: Izumi, Iris.