Shigeru Ariizumi

Chair, IAIS Executive Committee
Vice Minister for International Affairs, Financial Services Agency of Japan

Shigeru Ariizumi is Vice Minister for International Affairs of the Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan. He plays leading roles in various international fora. He is a member of the FSB Plenary and serves as the Chair of the Executive Committee of the IAIS and the Vice Chair of the Board of IOSCO.

Before assuming his position in July 2023, he held key positions at the Ministry of Finance (MOF) and the FSA. At the MOF, he worked as G7/G20 Deputies Deputy in the Finance Track and also supervised Japan’s relationship with the IMF and the World Bank. At the FSA, he led the team under Japan’s G20 Presidency in 2019. He also has extensive experience in supervision, holding senior management positions in all banking, securities and insurance.

Shigeru holds a bachelor’s degree in law from the University of Tokyo and a master’s degree from Harvard Law School. He has passed the bar in Japan and the United States and is a registered attorney in the State of New York.