Mr Motonobu Matsuo is Deputy Director-General (Credit & Insurance system), Financial Services Agency, the Government of Japan (JFSA). He is responsible for the improvement of legal systems for financial industry and financial market.
Prior to joining JFSA in July 2014, Mr Matsuo had his long career in the Ministry of Finance, Government of Japan. He served as Budget Examiner for Local Government Finance and was responsible for budgeting for local government. He also served as Director of Foreign Exchange Markets Division and was responsible for conducting foreign exchange policy measures.
Mr Matsuo also had a role of Counselor, Cabinet Legislation Bureau from 2002 to 2008, and Deputy Personal Secretary to the Prime Minister from 1994 to 1995.
Mr Matsuo holds B.A. in law from the University of Tokyo and L.L.M. from Harvard Law School.