| Yuriko Koike |
|Born||15 July 1952|
|Alma mater||Cairo University|
|Member of||WEF/Global Leaders for Tomorrow/1993|
Governor of Tokyo, former minister. WEF/Global Leaders for Tomorrow 1993.
She seeked out the premiership in 2008.
“I have received the enthusiastic support of my colleagues. In order to break through the deadlock facing Japanese society, I believe the country might as well have a female candidate. Hillary used the word 'glass ceiling' ... but in Japan, it isn't glass, it's an iron plate. I'm not Mrs. Thatcher, but what is needed is a strategy that advances a cause with conviction, clear policies and sympathy with the people."”
Yuriko Koike (8 September 2008)  (Japan)
Became Tokyo Governor in 2016.
She reportedly has no intention for returning to national politics.