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Oct 22 2010

Prof. Eisuke Sakakibara

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Former Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Japan

Eisuke Sakakibara speakerEisuke Sakakibara has long been closely associated with the leading questions of international finance. He was appointed professor at Keio University and Director of The Global Security Research Centre, after a 30 year career with the Ministry of Finance in Japan, most notably as vice minister of finance for international affairs. He became Professor of Aoyama University in Tokyo in 2010 and prior to this he was a Professor at Waseda University from 2006. He has held many government positions including that of Director General of the International Finance Bureau and Special Advisor to the President at the Japan Center for International Finance.

“Eisuke Sakakibara always makes appropriate decisions, even in times of crisis”

In detail

Pro. Sakakibara received a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan. His expertise and ability as an economist in the area of international finance was enhanced through his experience as an economist in the IMF. He has served as Associate Professor of Economics, Institute for Policy Science, at Saitama University and Visiting Associate Professor of Economics, Economics Department, at Harvard University. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Taylor’s Award from the University of Michigan and the Bintang Mahaputra Utama from the Government of The Republic of Indonesia.

What he offers you

Formerly Japan’s top currency official became legendary for his ability to move the markets with his comments and was thus dubbed “Mr. Yen”. Eisuke Sakakibara has broad and valuable experience in Government, especially in the area of international finance. Having shown superior ability in policy making and in consensus building among the international community his insights are invaluable to decision makers worldwide. He has the ability to tackle global issues and understands the specific difficulties of developing and emerging market countries and the suffering of their people.

How he presents

With a strong academic background, Japanese investment guru Eisuke Sakakibara is a highly respected speaker with outstanding communication skills, considered a financial market genius by many and an eloquent orator who is certainly not afraid to speak his mind.

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