Hiroshi Watanabe is CEO, Executive Managing Director of the Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Japan’s policy-based financing institution for international financing.
As the CEO of the JBIC, Mr. Watanabe is steering its operations to fulfill JBIC’s mission of contributing to the sound development of the Japanese and international economies.
In the past, he served as various positions, including Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs, in the Ministry of Finance (MOF). After leaving MOF, he took to teaching as professor of the Graduate School of Commerce and Management, Hitotsubashi University.
Mr. Watanabe received LLB at the University of Tokyo and MA in Economics at Brown University