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Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2021

Based on the "Memorandum of Understanding Between the City of London Corporation and Tokyo Metropolitan Government" regarding exchanges and cooperation signed by both parties on December 2017, Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2021, co-sponsored by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the City of London Corporation, was held online on Friday, February 12.
The seminar featured opening remarks by the Lord Mayor and the Vice Governor of Tokyo, as well as a speech by Financial Services Agency of Japan, FinCity.Tokyo, Fintech Association of Japan and Investment Association, Pitch Presentation by Tokyo and UK firms, and closing remarks by Sir Roger Gifford, chairman of the Green Finance Initiative.

▲Opening Remarks by
Vice Governor of Tokyo Metropolitan

▲Opening Remarks by Lord Mayor

▲Closing Remarks by Sir Roger Gifford


  • Date:Friday, February 12th, 2021 from 8:30 - 10:00 a.m. (GMT)
  • Format:Online


    Time(GMT) Subject Presenter
    8:30 am Opening Remarks MIYASAKA Manabu, Vice Governor, Tokyo Metropolitan Government
    8:35 am Opening Remarks William RUSSELL, the Rt Hon the Lord Mayor of the City of London
    8:45 am Speech
    "Initiatives to Support Digital Innovation"
    NOZAKI Akira, Director for Organizational Strategy and Human Resources Policy and Director of the FinTech and Innovation Office, Financial Services Agency, JAPAN
    8:55 am Speech
    "Opportunity for Business in Tokyo and About FinCity.Tokyo"
    YOSHIMATSU Kazuhiko, General Manager, FinCity.Tokyo
    9:05 am Speech
    "An Introduction to Japan's FinTech Ecosystem and its Future Prospects"
    KITO Takeshi, Vice-chair, Fintech Association of Japan
    9:15 am Pitch Presentation by Japan firms 3 representatives from Tokyo-based FinTech Companies
    • KUDO Tatsuo, VP of Solution Strategy, Digital Identity Professional, Authlete, Inc.
    • CHIBA Takahiro, CEO, TRUSTDOCK Inc.
    • SHIOZAWA Takashi, COO, MFS, Inc.
    9:30 am Speech
    "The IA Engine FinTech Hub and Global Partnership"
    Jack KNIGHT, Deputy Chief Executive, Investment Association
    9:40 am Pitch Presentation by UK firms UK firms (3 firms)
    • Simon SWORDS, Managing Director, Fundipedia
    • Brian MCNULTY, Founder and CEO, FundAdminChain
    9:55 am Closing Remarks Sir Roger GIFFORD, Former Lord Mayor and Alderman of the City of London Corporation, and Chair, Green Finance Institute

◆Leaflet of the seminar
Leaflet (PDF)