Dr. Akira Ariyoshi
AMRO Advisory Panel Chair from 2017, Member from 2015 to 2019
Dr. Akira Ariyoshi is Professor, School of International and Public Policy, Hitotsubashi University. Dr. Ariyoshi has extensive experience in the Japanese Government and international financial institutions in macroeconomic and financial regulatory policies, including as Director of the Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific of the International Monetary Fund, Deputy Vice-Minister for International Affairs at the Japanese Ministry of Finance and Director of the Legal and Planning Division at the Japanese Financial Services Agency.
Dr. Ariyoshi is also the President of Japan Risk Forum, a non-profit organization of CROs and risk specialists, and serves on the Risk Committee of Mitsubishi-UFJ Financial Group. He is a graduate of Tokyo University and holds a doctorate in economics from Oxford University.