Biography Tetsuya Kanda

Tetsuya Kanda, Deputy Director, Coordination Division, Economic Affairs Bureau, Japan Fair Trade Commission

Mr. Tetsuya KANDA is currently in charge of introducing competition assessment in the policymaking process of the Japanese government, and promoting competition and regulatory reforms in government-regulated/antitrust-exempted sectors. Prior to the appointment to his current position in July 2010, he served as deputy director of Inter-Enterprise Trade Division, in which he was in charge of policy planning regarding the Subcontract Act.
He was also in charge of drafting the amendment bill 2009 of the Antimonopoly Act and the Guidelines for Exclusionary Private Monopolization, in Planning Office, Economic Affairs Bureau, for three years until June 2009.
Mr. Kanda holds B.A. from the University of Tokyo, Department of Law, and Master of Public Policy from the University of Michigan, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.