Mizohata, Hiroshi

    Company: Osaka City

    Family Name: Mizohata

    Given Name: Hiroshi

    Institution: Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau

    Role: President

    Profile: Beginning his career as a bureaucrat in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Mizohata first became noted for his efforts to develop sports teams in Oita Prefecture. From 2010-2012 he served as commissioner of the Japan Tourism Agency. Since 2015 he has headed up the Osaka Convention & Tourism Bureau and has been a strong advocate for the concept of building an IR at Yumeshima.

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