Dr. Takafumi Sato

Dr. Takafumi Sato

President

Dr Sato is President of Japan Exchange Regulation, the self-regulatory body for the world’s third largest stock exchange. Dr Sato joined the Japanese Ministry of Finance in 1973, and has served as a Japanese government official for almost forty years including Commissioner of the Financial Services Agency from 2007 to 2009. Before taking up his current position in June 2013, he was Professor of the Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University (2010-2012), and Commissioner of Japan’s Financial Services Agency (2007-2009). He read Economics at Nagoya University (PhD, 2002), the University of Oxford (MPhil, 1977), and Hitotsubashi University (BA, 1973).