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Masamichi Kono

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Deputy Secretary-General
Mr. Masamichi Kono was appointed Deputy Secretary-General of the OECD in August 2017. His portfolio includes the strategic direction of OECD policy on Environment, Development, Green Growth, Science and Technology Policy and Innovation, Financial and Enterprise Affairs and Anti-Corruption along with representing the OECD at the Financial Stability Board meetings.
Prior to joining the OECD, Mr. Kono was the Vice-Minister for International Affairs, Financial Services Agency, Japan (JFSA) and President of the Asian Financial Partnership Center of the JFSA.
Mr. Kono was Secretary to the WTO Financial Services Committee between 1994 and 1999.