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Takafumi SATO


Foreign Language English
Contact Phone: +81-(0)3-6265-4680
Fax: +81-(0)3-6265-4681
Practice Areas Financial Regulations and Finance, Capital Markets Regulations, Misconduct of Public Companies

Qualification and Experience

August 2021 – present Adviser, T&K Partners
July 2020 – present Chairman, (NPO) Financial Instruments Mediation Assistance Center
June 2020 – present Supervisory Committee Member, The Norinchukin Bank
June 2020 – present Audit & Supervisory Board Member, ZENKOKU HOSHO Co., Ltd.
January 2018 – December 2020 Vice-Chair, International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation
November 2014 Trustee, International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation
June 2013 – June 2019 President, Tokyo Stock Exchange Regulation (currently, Japan Exchange Regulation)
April 2010 Professor, Hitotsubashi University (Graduate School of Business Administration)
July 2007 – July 2009 Commissioner, Financial Services Agency (FSA)
July 2004 Director-General, Supervisory Bureau, FSA
July 2002 Director General, Inspection Bureau, FSA
February 2002 Ph.D. in Economics, Nagoya University
July 2001 Deputy Director-General, Coordination and Planning Bureau, FSA
July 1999 Professor, Nagoya University (School of Economics Economic Research Center)
June 1998 Director, Coordination Division, Commissioner's Secretariat, Financial Supervisory Agency
July 1997 Director, Coordination Division, Banking Bureau, Ministry of Finance
1977 – 97 Budget Examiner, Budget Bureau, Ministry of Finance; Counselor, Embassy of Japan in Switzerland; etc.
July 1977 M.Phil., University of Oxford
April 1973 Ministry of Finance, Japan
March 1973 Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Hitotsubashi University