Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC). 1980 Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law. After working as an assistant at the University of Tokyo, he joined the Export-Import Bank of Japan in 1982. After serving in the General Affairs Department, the First Business Department, the Second Investment Division of the International Finance Bureau of the Ministry of Finance, the Washington Office, the Natural Resources Finance Department, the Corporate Planning Department, and as Executive Officer, he became Representative Director and Senior Managing Director in December 2013, Representative Director and Vice President in June 2016, Representative Director and President in 2018, and assumed his current position in June 2022.
In June 2010, he was appointed as Counselor to the Cabinet, where he advised on the New Economic Growth Strategy and the Infrastructure System Export Strategy. He also served as a research fellow at Johns Hopkins University and as a member of the Steering Committee of the Organization for Nuclear Damage Liability and Decommissioning Assistance. Since serving as the Chief Representative of the Trade Finance Subcommittee of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development while at the Export-Import Bank of Japan, he has attended many meetings with foreign heads of government and international conferences.