KURODA Haruhiko CurrentHighlight

Date and Place of Birth: October 25, 1944, Fukuoka
Education: 1967, B.A. in Law, The University of Tokyo
1971, M.Phil. in Economics, University of Oxford

Apr. 1967 Joined Japan’s Ministry of Finance
July 1987 Director, International Organizations Division,International Finance Bureau
Dec. 1988 Secretary to the Minister of Finance
Aug. 1989 Director, International Tax Affairs Division, Tax Bureau
July 1990 Director, Income Tax and Property Tax Policy Division, Tax Bureau
June 1991 Director, Co-ordination Division, Tax Bureau
July 1993 Regional Commissioner, Osaka Regional Taxation Bureau
July 1994 Deputy Director-General, International Finance Bureau
July 1996 President, Institute of Fiscal and Monetary Policy
July 1997 Director-General, International Finance Bureau
June 1998 Director-General, International Bureau
July 1999 Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs
Mar. 2003 Special Advisor to the Cabinet and Professor, Graduate School of Economics,Hitotsubashi University (July 2003-January 2005)
Feb. 2005 President of the Asian Development Bank
Mar. 2013 Present position
Apr. 2013 Reappointed
Apr. 9, 2018 Reappointed


EMEAP, the Executives' Meeting of East Asia-Pacific Central Banks, is a cooperative organization of central banks and monetary authorities in the East Asia and Pacific region. Its primary objective is to strengthen the cooperative relationship among its members.