Vice Minister for International Affairs, Japanese Financial Services Agency
Ryozo Himino has been the Vice Minister for International Affairs of the Japanese Financial Services Agency since 2016 and has chaired the FSB’s Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation since September 2019. At the Agency, he supervised banks, insurance companies, broker dealers and audit firms and regulated capital markets during the last two decades. He also served as the Secretary General of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision from 2003 to 2006.
Mr Himino published in Japanese Aristide Maillol, a biography of the French sculptor, and Introduction to I Ching: What if Confucius reads Sophocles, which applies the Chinese Book of Changes to Greek tragedies.
He graduated from the University of Tokyo (LL.B.) and Harvard Business School (MBA).
Remarks by Himino Ryozo, Chair of the Standing Committee on Supervisory and Regulatory Cooperation, on a call with financial policymakers and private sector participants to discuss responses to COVID-19.