Commissioner, Personal Information Protection Commission
Mr. OHSHIMA Shuhei was appointed as Commissioner of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan in 2019. Prior to be appointed as Commissioner, he served as Commissioner for International Cooperation of the Personal Information Protection Commission of Japan from 2017 to 2019. He participated in many meetings and international forums, and contributed to the Japan-EU mutual adequacy arrangement by building relationships with Data Protection Agencies of 31 EEA countries. He holds B.A. in Economics from Keio University. In 1978, he started his career in Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd. From 2002 to 2005, he worked as Managing Director, Idemitsu International (Asia) Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. In 2010, he was appointed as Managing Director, Idemitsu Tanker Co., Ltd. After that, he served as President of Idemitsu Tanker Co., Ltd. from 2013 to 2015.