Risk Japan

The conference consistently delivers cutting-edge insights and intelligence on the latest financial innovations, risk management strategies, tech advances and regulatory developments.


Toru Morinishi

Head of Regulatory Strategy / Head of Sustainability Office

Mizuho Financial Group

Toru Morinishi is the Head of Regulatory Strategy and Head of Sustainability Office for Mizuho Financial Group since 2018.  As the Head of Regulatory Strategy he is responsible for research and advocacy in relation to global financial regulation, and as the Head of Sustainability Office he is responsible for developing sustainability strategy for Mizuho.  Prior to his current roles he was a Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning Department since 2013.

In his previous positions, he was a senior credit analyst for project and structured finance deals in Mizuho’s London Branch during 2010-2013, and was engaged in investor relations in New York Branch during 2007-2010.

Yuji Nakata

Executive Managing Director, Group Entity Structure & Co-CRO

Nomura Securities Co., Ltd

Koji Takahashi

General Manager, Risk Management Department

SOMPO Holdings, Inc.

Toshihiro Yanase

Senior Manager, Global Compliance Officer

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Yasuhisa Watanabe

Vice President, CFO & CRO

RGA Reinsurance Company, Japan

Yasuhisa Watanabe is Chief Financial Officer & Chief Risk Officer of RGA Reinsurance Company, Japan Branch. He serves on Japan Management Board and chairs Investment committee, Compliance committee and Audit & Risk Management committee in Japan.

He had several finance leadership roles at PCA, Merrill Lynch, ING etc prior to joining RGA in 2004. He holds EMBA and US CPA (N.J) license and is a member of Keizai Doyukai (“Japan Association of Corporate Executives”).

Satoshi Kumeta

Director, Financial Engineering Group Fixed Income, Currency and Commodities (FICC) Dept.

Daiwa Securities

Satoshi Kumeta is Head of XVA in FICC, where he owns planning and development of XVA accounting and regulation such as FRTB-CVA, and management CVA hedge to control P&L as well. He belonged to model development division in MUFG Bank and Mitsubishi UFJ Securities as Quants for more than 10 years prior to joining Daiwa Securities, and responsible for model development of plain vanilla/exotic products mainly for commodity and interest rate. He also contributed to introduction of OIS discounting and CVA accounting. Satoshi has Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from Tokyo Institute of Technology. 

Naoki Iida

Vice President, Collateral Management Group, Inter-Market Settlement Dept,


Japan's leading risk management, derivatives and regulation conference




The most attended Japan's conference including 100+ CROs and Heads of Risk



Leading international and local financial institutions



The most influential decision-makers from buy-side firms and banks



World class line-up featuring regulators and industry experts

Japan's most in-depth risk and investment agenda


2019 conference highlights:

  • Keynote addresses from Japanese regulatory bodies on global and domestic regulatory trends
  • Discussions by prominent industry leaders on Basel implementation and challenges in managing non-financial risks
  • Learn more about the end of LIBOR and what comes next 
  • Understand how major global events such as Brexit, US-China Trade war affect Japanese market 
  • Practical, information-rich sessions exploring conduct, culture, risk appetite and financial benchmarking
Prominent regulators and industry experts

The Risk Japan conference brings together senior professionals from major regional and global financial institutions and regulators to analyse the impact of global regulatory reforms and investigate the latest investment strategies adopted by banks and institutional investors in the region.

Vibrant meeting place for finance and risk practitioners

Each year the conference provides platform for leading risk professionals to meet and discuss mitigating investment risks in a volatile market, enhancing risk management strategies across credit, market, liquidity, and regulatory risks, and regulatory reforms across financial markets.

Discussions and analysis for risk and derivatives professionals

The Risk Japan conference is dedicated to informing risk and finance professionals to understand the challenges of risk management today and provides an unparalleled insight into what is happening at the cutting edge of risk management and regulation in Japan and across the region.

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