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Yoichi Funabashi

editor-in-chief

Yoichi Funabashi, Japanese editor-in-chief. Member of International Crisis Group (executive board member).

Background

Funabashi, Yoichi was born on December 15, 1944 in Beijing, China. Son of Hamao and Yoshiko (Nishimura) Funabashi.

Education

Bachelor, University Tokyo, Japan, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, University Keio, 1992.

Career

Nieman fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975-1976. Correspondent to Beijing Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo, Japan, 1980-1981, correspondent to Washington Japan, 1984-1987. Visiting fellow Institute for International Economics, Washington, 1987.

Columnist, diplomatic correspondent Asahi Shimbun, Tokyo, since 1989. Bureau chief Asahi Shimbun General Bureau, 1993—1997. Distinguished guest scholar Brookings Institution, 2005—2006.

Membership

Member of International Crisis Group (executive board member).

Connections

Married Reiko Kinoshita. Children: Lisa, Kenichi.

father:
Hamao Funabashi

mother:
Yoshiko (Nishimura) Funabashi

spouse:
Reiko Kinoshita

children:
Lisa Funabashi

Kenichi Funabashi