Haruhiko Kuroda was appointed Governor of the Bank of Japan in March 2013 after serving for eight years as President of the Asian Development Bank. Prior to his position at the ADB, Mr. Kuroda was Special Adviser to the Cabinet of Prime Minister Koizumi, while he was Professor at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo from 2003 to 2005. During his career at Japan’s Ministry of Finance from 1967 to 2003, Mr. Kuroda’s responsibilities encompassed fields including international finance and tax policies. From 1999 to 2003, he represented the Ministry as Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs at numerous international monetary conferences such as the G7 and G20 meetings. Mr. Kuroda holds a Bachelor of Arts in Law from The University of Tokyo, and a Master of Philosophy in Economics from University of Oxford.
1944 年福岡県生まれ。67 年東京大学法学部卒業後、大蔵省（現財務省）に入省。71 年イギリス・オックスフォード大学経済学修士号取得、75 年から78 年までIMF（国際通貨基金）に出向、96年大蔵省財政金融研究所長、97 年同国際金融局長、98 年同国際局長、99 年財務官、2003 年内閣官房参与、同年一橋大学大学院経済学研究科教授（兼務）、05 年アジア開発銀行総裁、13 年3 月より現職。