Financial Services Agency, Government of Japan
Vice Minister for International Affairs
Ms. Amaya is Vice Minister for International Affairs at Japan’s Financial Services Agency (JFSA) since July 2021. Prior to the current position, she served as Vice Commissioner for International Affairs (2019-2021). She is a member of the Financial Stability Board (FSB) and the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (BCBS) representing the agency and serves as Co-Chair of the Supervisory Cooperation Group (SCG) of BCBS. Ms. Amaya joined the Ministry of Finance (MOF) in 1986 and has broad experience in financial supervision and international financial regulations over her career at FSA and MOF. Her career at FSA includes Deputy Secretary-General of Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission (SESC) (2017-2019),Secretary General of Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board (CPAAOB) (2015-2017). Director for Market and Risk (2008-2010) and Director for International Insurance Services (2002-2006). From 2013 to 2015, Ms. Amaya served as Senior Executive Director at Deposit Insurance Corporation. She was also Visiting Professor at Graduate School of Public Policy, the University of Tokyo in 2011-2013. Ms. Amaya earned B.A. in Law at the University of Tokyo. She also finished Mid-Career Associate Program, IR/PS at the University of California, San Diego.