2023 Recap

2023 Recap

2023 Recap

Makoto Minegishi

Deputy director-general, financial system and bank examination department

Bank of Japan

Mr. Makoto MINEGISHI joined the Bank of Japan in 1994. He currently represents the Bank on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). Since 2014, he participated in international discussion around prudential issues as a member of various groups of the Basel Committee and the Financial Stability Board. Between 2015 and 2017, as the Head of Financial Institutions Division 3, he was engaged in off-site monitoring of financial institutions.

Prior to working in the area of financial stability, he held various senior positions in Research and Statistics Department and Monetary Affairs Department. During 2007-2010, he was an economist at the Economics Department of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).

Mr. Minegishi holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University (in 2000) and a Bachelor of Laws degree from Hitotsubashi University (in 1994).

Takayuki Sakurai

Managing director and head of corporate risk management division

Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group Holdings

Yoshiro Uotani

Chief risk officer

SOMPO Holdings

Tatsuo Ichikawa

Managing director and head of quant team

Japan Post Bank

Tatsuo is Managing Director and Head of Quant Team in Investment Division at Japan Post Bank since 2016. He is responsible for all quantitative analysis including asset allocation, front risk management and investment strategies as well as developing trading systems for the investment division. Prior to joining Japan Post Bank, his career started with Morgan Stanley Japan in 1999 as Interest Rate Strategist after graduating from Graduate School of Waseda University with a Masters Degree in Mathematics.  In 2005, he joined ABN AMRO Securities Japan, which was subsequently integrated into RBS Securities Japan, as head of Japan Research.

Tatsuo rejoined Morgan Stanley Japan in October 2009 and became head of JGB/swap trading and sales desk.  He was promoted to Managing Director in 2010 and appointed Head of Japan Interest Rate Product Group.  He was named Co-Head of Japan Fixed Income and appointed to a Board member of Morgan Stanley Japan Holdings in January 2013. His last role at Morgan Stanley MUFG was Head of Japan Fixed Income Trading.

While working at Japan Post Bank, Tatsuo is teaching fixed income investments and ALM strategy at Tokyo Metropolitan University where he earned PhD in Business Administration.

Motoko Kuze

Chief sustainable banking officer, sustainable strategy office

Societe Generale

Motoko started her career in 2001 at Mizuho bank Paris branch before joining Societe Generale Group in 2006, where she served for 10 years in Paris and Tokyo to develop the Group’s business with Japanese Financial Institutions.


In 2016, she joined HSBC Asset Management as Fund Manager and contributed to the growth of ESG investment in Japan as Senior Market Specialist. Most recently, Motoko was with RepRisk Japan Limited, established by the world’s largest ESG technology firm RepRisk AG in 2022, as General Manager to support the acceleration of green finance in Japan by best-in-class ESG risk data.

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