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Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2022

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Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2022

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the City of London Corporation co-hosted the Tokyo-London Financial Seminar 2022 based on the Memorandum of Understanding Between The City of London Corporation and Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
The seminar featured opening remarks by the Lord Mayor, as well as a keynote speech by the Vice Governor of Tokyo, speeches by fintech experts from Japan and UK, pitch presentations by Tokyo and UK firms, and closing remarks by the Governor of Tokyo.


  • Date:Tuesday, February 15th, 2022, 8:30-10:00 (GMT)
  • Format:Online


    Time(GMT) Item Main speakers
    8:30 Welcome and opening remarks
    (Video Message)
    Vincent Keaveny (Lord Mayor, the City of London)
    8:33 Keynote speech
    "Toward the Digitalization of Finance"
    Manabu Miyasaka (Vice Governor, Tokyo Metropolitan Government)
    8:41 Guest Speaker
    "Financial digitalization for sustainable growth"
    Tomohiro Miura (Head of FinTech Innovation Office, Financial Services Agency)
    8:49 Guest Speaker
    "Future Prospects for UK-Japan Collaboration in the Fintech Sector"
    Takeshi Kito (Vice-chair, Fintech Association of Japan / Founder, CrowdRealty Inc.)
    8:57 Pitch Presentations (3 firms) Daisuke Murata (CEO, Crowdloan Inc.)
    Mai Saito (CEO, MEME Co.,Ltd.)
    Yuki Kishi (Chief Financial Officer, Sustainable Lab Inc.)
    9:12 Guest Speaker
    "Why it is important to facillitate FinTech engagement in investment management"
    Chris Cummings (CEO, The Investment Association)
    9:20 Guest Speaker
    "What the future looks like and why it is time to innovate"
    Colin Bennett (Head of Marketing and Client Experience, GAM Investments)
    9:28 Guest Speaker
    "Thriving through disruption in Asset Management"
    Christian Mackintosh (Director, Asset Management, KPMG UK)
    9:36 Pitch Presentations (3 firms) Lukky Ahmed (Co-Founder & CEO, Climate-X)
    Max Lamb (Head of EMEA, Saphyre)
    Ian Vickers (CEO, MetCloud)
    9:51 Closing remarks
    (Video Message)
    Yuriko Koike (Governor, Tokyo Metropolitan Government)

◆Leaflet of the seminar
Leaflet (PDF)