Banking Sector Committee

The Banking Sector Committee (BSC) is elected from all the IBA Japan banking members. Committee members are all country or branch heads of their bank. The Committee discusses and prioritises the Association’s engagement on issues that affect foreign banks in Japan.

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Mr. Alison Aguiar da Costa

General Manager, Tokyo Branch
Banco do Brasil

Mr. Satish Kumar

Chief Executive, Japan Branches
Bank of India


Mr. Nicolas Chagnon

Country CEO Japan
Commerzbank AG, Tokyo Branch


Mr. Masatoshi Kitajima

Japan Country Head & Tokyo Branch Manager

Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Tokyo Branch

Mr. Emile Cuve

Chief Operating Officer
Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Tokyo Branch.
Crédit Agricole Securities Asia B.V., Tokyo Branch

Mr. Tomohiko Nakano

Branch Manager
Deutsche Bank AG

Mr. Takasuke Sekine

Head of Global Banking, Japan
HSBC Group Japan

Ms. Riko Kikuchi

Country Manager Japan
ING Bank N.V., Tokyo Branch


Mr. Vittorio Oliva

General Manager
Representative Director in Japan
Intesa Sanpaolo S.p.A., Tokyo Branch

Mr. Yukinori Kojima

General Manager & Country Manager
Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company


Mr. Hirofumi Tokunaga

Head of Tokyo Branch

National Australia Bank Limited, Tokyo Branch

Mr. Hideki Matsumoto

Country Head and CEO of Japan
Royal Bank of Canada, Tokyo Branch

Mr. Kanta Murata

Deputy Branch Manager &
Head of Corporate Department I
Societe Generale, Tokyo Branch


Mr. V. Senthil Kumar

Country Head Japan & CEO Tokyo 
State Bank of India

Mr. Bart Wakabayashi

Branch Manager
State Street Bank & Trust


Mr. Shinji Yamada

Branch Manager
UBS Tokyo Branch


Mr. Koichi Ebara

General Manager
Union de Banques Arabes et Francaises

Mr. Ryota Suzuki

Tokyo Branch Manager & Representative
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Tokyo Branch

(Observer) Mr. Tsuyoshi Ishide

Head of Resources, Energy and Infrastructure
Australia and New Zealand Banking Group

(Observer) Mr. Yusuke Asai

Chief Executive Officer, Japan
Standard Chartered Bank

(Observer) Mr. Jun Kigoshi

Branch Manager

Bank of America 

(Observer) Mr. Malcolm Podmore

Deputy General Manager,  Head of Global Operations Japan

Bank of New York Mellon

(Observer) Mr. Antoine Gustin

General Manager

BNP Paribas Japan