Special Lecture by former Ambassador to the UK Mr Koji Tsuruoka -postponed- 

Event details

Friday, 21 February, 2020

1500-1630 (doors open at 1430)

Free of charge (members only)


This event has been postponed. Further information will be provided when the new date is fixed.

The Society is privileged to invite former Japanese Ambassador to the UK Mr Koji Tsuruoka to give a lecture entitled “Three years as Ambassador in London”. The lecture will be in English.

Mr Koji Tsuruoka started his career at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan in 1976 after graduating from the University of Tokyo (Faculty of Law). He has held various posts, including Director of the Foreign Policy Bureau and Senior Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs. In 2013 he took the post of Principal Negotiator of the Japanese Government’s TTP Headquarters in the Cabinet Secretariat Office. He represented the Japanese Government in concluding various treaties, such as an agreement with WTO (World Trade Organisation), etc. He served as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Kingdom from April 2016 to November 2019.

Please note that space is limited to 80 people, so bookings will be closed once this number is reached. Mitsubishi Corporation (a corporate member) is kindly providing space for this event.