Financial Stability Board

Himino Ryozo

Chair of SRC

Special Advisor to the Minister, Japanese Financial Services Agency

HIMINO Ryozo served as the Commissioner of the Japanese Financial Services Agency in 2020-2021 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 The Japanese Banking Crisis (2021), which draws lessons on financial stability from the bubbles, busts, crisis and recovery Japan experienced between 1986 and 2004.

He graduated from the University of Tokyo (LL.B.) and Harvard Business School (MBA).


26 May 2020 Dialogue with the private sector on responses to COVID-19

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.
Content Type(s): Press, Speeches Source(s): FSB Policy Area(s): COVID-19, Vulnerabilities Assessments