Consul-General Makoto Ito

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Consulate-General of Japan
1225 17th Street
Suite 3000
Denver, CO 80202


Tel: 303.534.1151
Fax: 303.534.3393

Makoto Ito assumed the position of Consul-General of Japan in Denver in April of 2015. 

Consul-General Ito joined the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in 1978. During his 37-year career, he has been posted in Eastern Europe, Central and South America, Canada and Southern Europe, and engaged in issues including consular service, political and economic affairs, economic cooperation, culture and public diplomacy. In Tokyo, he had posts within the bureaus of European Affairs, International Cooperation, and Cultural Affairs. Most recently, he worked in Greece as Deputy Chief of Mission, and then as a Special Coordinator in the Personnel Division in Tokyo.

Consul –General Ito was born in Tokyo and graduated from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies. He and his wife, Grace have one son.

He enjoys music, sports and traveling.