Kohei Komamura

Director of the Research Center for Financial, Keio University


Kohei Komamura graduated from from the Keio University Graduate School of Economics in 1995. He was an advisor for the Secretariat of the House of Councilors from 2003 to 2006 and an advisor at the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare (MHLW) from 2009 to 2013. He was awarded the Best Paper Award by the Japan Economic Policy Association in 1995, and in 2001 he received the MHLW Yoshimura Memorial Policy Grant, Commendation for Household Economics, and the Japan Economic Policy Association Award.


Can Fintech Be a Savior for an Aging Society?


As more than 60% of Japan's financial wealth is being held by 60+ generation and as we enter an era of a 100 year life, financial well being of the elderly is of paramount importance, And today's elderly are becoming more tech savvy. This session will look at how the elderly can stay in control of their finances and how fintech can help. Whilst this theme is a particularly acute one for Japan, other countries both developed and developing are following the same path, which makes finances for elderly a promising area for fintechs.




2-4-1 Marunouchi, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Marunouchi Building, 7F Main Hall


September 03, 2019 at 04:00PM - 04:45PM