Deputy Director-General, Financial System & Bank Examination Department
Bank of Japan
Since January 2018, Mr Hirotaka Hideshima is the Deputy Director-General in charge of international affairs of the “Financial System and Bank Examination Department” of the Bank of Japan. He is the Bank’s representative on the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS). He was also on the BCBS between August 2010 and September 2012, when he co-chaired the Definition of Capital Subgroup (when it developed the definition of the numerator 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 Basel Committee’s Secretariat at the Bank for International Settlements. After being part of a team dealing with Japan’s financial sector problems in the mid-1990s, he served as a member of various working groups of the Basel Committee.
He is also a member of the Resolution Steering Group of the Financial Stability Board (FSB).