Mr. Hiroshi Naka is Professor of the Institute for Future Initiatives at the University of Tokyo.
He worked in Japan’s Ministry of Finance from 1983-2018, where he last served as Deputy Director-General of the International Finance Bureau in charge of ASEAN+3 financial cooperation, before retiring to join academia. He has also served in various capacities at international organizations, including Vice President and Auditor General of the World Bank.
Mr. Naka’s expertise covers financial systems, international finance, ESG investment, anti-money laundering and terrorist finance, economic sanctions, social and economic development policy of developing countries such as the Sustainable Development Goals, as well as risk management and compliance issues.
Mr. Naka holds a Bachelor of Law degree from the University of Kyoto, and is a Certified Internal Auditor.