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Hirotaka Hideshima

Counsellor on Global Strategy to the President and Board of Directors
Hirotaka Hideshima took up the current position in April 2021, mainly focusing on regulatory and sustainability-related issues. He joined the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) in November 2022. Hirotaka Hideshima worked for the Bank of Japan from April 1989 to March 2021. He represented the Bank on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) between August 2010 and September 2012, and between January 2018 and March 2019. He co-chaired the Definition of Capital Subgroup (when it developed the definition of regulatory capital for Basel III), and the Macroprudential Supervision Group (when it developed the G-SIB assessment framework). From July 2002 to July 2005, he was seconded to the BCBS Secretariat at the Bank for International Settlements. After being part of a team dealing with Japan’s banking sector problems in the mid-1990s, he served on various working groups of the BCBS. He has also worked in the financial markets area.