Taro Aso

Former Prime Minister of Japan

Taro Aso

Taro Aso

Former Prime Minister of Japan

Overview
Career Highlights

ASO Mining Company
Japan Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications
Japan Ministry of Finance

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1926

Number of Boards

7

Birthday

09/20/1940 - Fukuoka-shi, Japan

Age

81

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Former Governor at Bank of Israel

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Former President at Institutional Revolutionary Party of Mexico

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Governor at Bank of Japan

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Vice President at European Central Bank

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Former Prime Minister at Government of Belize

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Alternate Member, Board of Governors at International Finance Corp.

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Member, Board of Governors at International Finance Corp.

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Former Minister of Economy & Finance at Government of France

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Governor at International Monetary Fund

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Governor at International Monetary Fund

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Former Prime Minister of Japan
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Director at Aso Corp.

Aso Corp. offers medical services. The company provides medical due diligence surveying, medical consulting, and other services. It also operates construction consulting, environmental treatment, real estate development, and other businesses. The company was founded by Takichi Aso in 1872 and is headquartered in Iizuka, Japan.

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LSE was founded in 1895 and has grown to become one of the foremost social science universities in the world, ranked alongside Harvard, UC Berkeley and Stanford. A specialist university with an international intake, LSE's reach extends from its central London campus to around the world. The School has a cosmopolitan student body, with around 9,500 full time students from 140 countries It has a staff of just over 3,000, with about 46 per cent drawn from countries outside the UK Over 100 languages are spoken on LSE's campus An influential network of over 160,000 LSE alumni spans the world, covering over 190 countries with more than 80 active alumni groups.

Attendee

Stanford University, officially Leland Stanford Junior University, is a private research university in Stanford, California. Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland and Jane Stanford in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year. Stanford is generally ranked among the best universities in the world by academic publications. It is also one of the top fundraising institutions in the country, becoming the first school to raise more than a billion dollars in a year.

Graduate Faculty of Politics & Economics

The Gakushuin University is a private university in Mejiro, Tokyo.

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Prior
Career History
Deputy Prime Minister
Current

The government of Japan is a constitutional monarchy in which the power of the emperor is limited and is relegated primarily to ceremonial duties. As in many other states, the government is divided into three branches: the legislative branch, the executive branch, and the judicial branch.

Member from Fukuoka 8th District
Current

The House of Representatives is the lower house of the National Diet of Japan. The House of Councillors is the upper house. The House of Representatives has 465 members, elected for a four-year term. Of these, 176 members are elected from 11 multi-member constituencies by a party-list system of proportional representation, and 289 are elected from single-member constituencies. 233 seats are required for a majority.

Minister of State for Financial Services
2012 - Current

The Financial Services Agency ( Kin'y-ch) is a Japanese government organization responsible for overseeing banking, securities and exchange, and insurance in order to ensure the stability of the financial system of Japan. The agency operates with a commissioner and reports to the Minister of Finance. It oversees the Securities and Exchange Surveillance Commission and the Certified Public Accountants and Auditing Oversight Board.

Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Governors
Current

The IMF works to foster global growth and economic stability. It provides policy advice and financing to members in economic difficulties and also works with developing nations to help them achieve macroeconomic stability and reduce poverty.

Member, Board of Governors
Current

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, is the largest global development institution focused exclusively on the private sector in developing countries. We utilize and leverage our products and services—as well as products and services of other institutions in the World Bank Group—to provide development solutions customized to meet clients’ needs. We apply our financial resources, technical expertise, global experience, and innovative thinking to help our partners overcome financial, operational, and political challenges. Clients view IFC as a provider and mobilizer of scarce capital, knowledge, and long-term partnerships that can help address critical constraints in areas such as finance, infrastructure, employee skills, and the regulatory environment. IFC is also a leading mobilizer of third-party resources for its projects. Our willingness to engage in difficult environments and our leadership in crowding-in private finance enable us to extend our footprint and have a development impact well beyond our direct resources.

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