Ryozo Himino

Vice Minister for International Affairs, Financial Services Agency


Ryozo Himino is the vice minister for international affairs of the Japan’s Financial Services Agency. At the Agency, he supervised banks, insurance companies, broker dealers and audit firms and regulated capital markets during the last two decades. He also served as the secretary general of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision from 2003 to 2006. Ryozo published in Japanese Aristide Maillol, a biography of the French sculptor, and Introduction to I-Ching: What if Confucius reads Sophocles, a book applying the Chinese Book of Fortunes to Greek tragedies. He graduated from the University of Tokyo (LL.M.) and Harvard Business School (MBA).