Mr. Endo has held various executive posts, including the Director-General of the Supervisory Bureau and Inspection Bureau, etc. When he was the Director-General of the Supervisory Bureau, he leads supervision of banks, broker-dealers, insurance companies and the Deposit Insurance Corporation of Japan. As the Director-General of Inspection Bureau, he integrated the process of on-site inspection and off-site monitoring in effective manner.
Prior to his posting to the FSA, Mr. Endo worked for the Asian Pacific Department and the Finance Department of the International Monetary Fund. Mr. Endo received a M.Sc. in Economics from London School of Economics (LSE) in 1986.