Mr. Masato Matsutani
Senior Technical Assistance Specialist
Areas of Expertise
Trust Fund Management
Technical Assistance Strategy
Regional Financial Cooperation
Low Income Countries’ Development Strategy
Mr. Masato Matsutani joined AMRO in August 2021. He is responsible for the overall strategy of AMRO’s Technical Assistance (TA) activities and its implementation, as well as the management of the trust funds used for TA activities.
Before joining AMRO, Mr. Matsutani served in various positions for Japan’s Ministry of Finance from April 2002 to July 2021, including the International Bureau where he worked on multilateral financial cooperation such as the G7, the G20 and the ASEAN+3 Finance process. He also contributed to policymaking primarily for low-income countries for international organizations, such as the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and multilateral development banks.
From 2013 to 2017, Mr. Matsutani served as an Advisor to the Executive Director of Japan and worked as a senior officer at the IMF in Washington, D.C.
Mr. Matsutani holds a Master’s degree in Development Studies from the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, United Kingdom.