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Soichiro (Ichiro) Ochiai

Policy Advisor

Soichiro (Ichiro) is a Policy Advisor in the Regulatory Affairs department at the IIF. In this role, he focuses on prudential capital including cryptoasset exposures, sustainable finance, basel III evaluation and recovery and resolution. Ichiro was seconded to the IIF in April 2022 from the Norinchukin Bank in Japan. He was the manager of the Corporate Planning Division where he was responsible for international regulations. Prior to this role, he also has over 8 years of experience in client engagement, where he arranged various financial solutions including corporate loans and bonds, syndicated loans, and project finance, to Japanese leading corporations.


Ichiro holds an MBA from Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth, an MPP from Hokkaido University in Japan, and a Bachelor's degree in Earth Planetary Sciences from Hokkaido University.