About Tokyo Tech

Masayuki SHIBATA

Executive Vice President for Finance and Campus Management

Masayuki SHIBATA, Executive Vice President for Finance and Campus Management

Masayuki Shibata has served Tokyo Tech as executive vice president for finance and campus management and secretary-general since April 2017. Before that, he was executive vice president for general affairs and finance and secretary-general from April 2016 to March 2017.

After obtaining his Bachelor of Economics degree from Keio University in 1981, Shibata began his career at the Minister's Secretariat of the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, carrying out research in the Statistics and Planning Division. Four years later, he moved to the United States where he earned a master's degree in Economics from Northwestern University, and then a Master of Education degree from the Harvard Graduate School of Education.

From 1989 to 1992, Shibata served at the Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom as Second and then First Secretary.

In 1995, Shibata took over as director of administration at the Gifu Prefectural Board of Education. He then served as director of the Policy Division from 1998 to 1999 and director of the Student Exchange Division from 1999 to 2001 at the Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture. In January 2001, Shibata became director of the Space Policy Division at the newly formed Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT). He also served as director of the Lifelong Learning Promotion Division at MEXT from 2003 to 2004.

In 2004, Shibata moved to the Japan Student Services Association, where he served as executive director for policy planning. In early 2006, he became executive director at the Center for National University Finance and Management. From 2008 to 2010, Shibata was director of the International Affairs Division at the Minister's Secretariat of MEXT. In 2010, he took over as director-general of the Commissioner's Secretariat at the Agency for Cultural Affairs. He also served as director-general of cultural affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 2012 to 2013, and returned to the Minister’s Secretariat of MEXT for two months in June 2013. Before joining Tokyo Tech, Shibata was executive vice president and secretary-general at Kyushu University from August 2013 to March 2016.

Masayuki Shibata was conferred an honorary doctorate by De Montfort University in January 2013.

April 2017
Executive Vice President for Finance and Campus Management, Tokyo Institute of Technology Secretary-General, Tokyo Institute of Technology
April 2016
Executive Vice President for General Affairs and Finance, Tokyo Institute of Technology
Secretary-General, Tokyo Institute of Technology
August 2013
Executive Vice President and Secretary-General, Kyushu University
July 2013
Retired from the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
June 2013
Minister’s Secretariat, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
January 2013
Honorary Doctorate, De Montfort University
August 2012
Director-General of Cultural Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
July 2010
Director-General, Commissioner's Secretariat, Agency for Cultural Affairs
July 2008
Director of the International Affairs Division, Minister's Secretariat, at the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
February 2006
Executive Director of the Center for National University Finance and Management
July 2004
Executive Director for Policy Planning, JASSO
January 2003
Director of Lifelong Learning Promotion Division, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
January 2001
Director of Space Policy Division, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology
July 1999
Director of Student Exchange Division, Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture
April 1998
Director of Policy Division, Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture
April 1995
Director of Administration, Gifu Prefectural Board of Education
April 1989
Embassy of Japan in the United Kingdom
June 1986
Master of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education
June 1985
Master of Economics, Northwestern University
April 1981
Research, Statistics and Planning Division, Minister's Secretariat, Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture
March 1981
Bachelor of Economics, Keio University