Masakazu Toyoda

Independent outside director, lead independent outside director, chair of Nomination Committee

Date of birth

June 1949


Jun 1979 Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School of Public and
International Affairs (Master of Public Affairs)
Mar 1973 University of Tokyo Faculty of Law


Career Profile

Mar 2022 President and representative director, Space One Co., Ltd. *
Jul 2021 Chairman and CEO, Japan Economic Foundation(JEF) *
Jun 2018 Outside director, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.*
Jun 2016 Outside director (Audit and Supervisory Committee Member), Murata Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Mar 2015 Outside director, Canon Electronics Inc.
Jun 2011 Outside statutory auditor, Nitto Denko Corporation*
Jul 2010 Chairman & CEO, the Institute of Energy Economics, Japan
Nov 2008 Special Advisor to the Cabinet on Asian Economy, Cabinet Secretariat
Aug 2008 Secretary general, Secretariat of Strategic Headquarters for Space Policy, Cabinet Secretariat
Jul 2007 Vice-minister for International Affairs, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI)
Jul 2006 Director general, Trade Policy Bureau, METI
Aug 2003 Director general, Commerce and Information Policy Bureau, METI
Apr 1973 Joined Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI)
*Current As of April, 2022