He joined Promontory from the Norinchukin Bank, where he served as counselor to the president on global strategy, international financial and regulatory matters, and major risk management and corporate-governance frameworks, including the internal capital-adequacy assessment process.
Takashi previously worked for the Bank of Japan in various senior roles. He served as adviser to the governor on international markets and headed the bank’s team for global regulatory frameworks. In that capacity, he served as a member of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision and Joint Forum. He was also deputy chair for the working group on banking supervision at the Executives’ Meeting of East Asia Pacific Central Banks. Takashi was based in London as the Bank of Japan’s general manager for Europe, and he served as the adviser to the governor on international finance and as a member of the Committee on the Global Financial System at the Bank for International Settlements. In the late 1990s, he took part in the discussion of international financial architecture at the Financial Stability Forum, and led the central bank’s internal team responsible for improving Japan’s market infrastructure. Takashi earlier worked as the Bank of Japan’s chief representative in Frankfurt and as a senior economist in the bank’s research and statistics department. He also held a secondment at the International Monetary Fund.