Keiji Yamada

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Keiji Yamada
山田 啓二
Yamada Keiji 1-1.jpg
Governor of Kyoto Prefecture
Assumed office
16 April 2002
Preceded by Teiichi Aramaki
Personal details
Born (1954-04-05) 5 April 1954 (age 61)
Sumoto, Japan
Alma mater University of Tokyo

Keiji Yamada (山田 啓二 Yamada Keiji?, born April 5, 1954) is the governor of Kyoto Prefecture in Japan. A native of Hyōgo Prefecture and 1977 graduate of the University of Tokyo, he had worked at the Ministry of Home Affairs since 1977 and served as the vice governor of Kyoto Prefecture before elected governor for the first time in 2002. In 2011 he also took over from Wataru Aso as President of the National Governors Association.


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