The University of Chicago Alumni Club of Japan is pleased to announce an evening with Mr. Masaaki Shirakawa, AM '77, the Governor of the Bank of Japan.

Furtehr details on the topic coming soon.



Tokyo American Club
2-1-2 Azabudai, Minato-ku
Tokyo, Japan

Driving Directions:



Admission Fees:
¥5,000 for dues-paid members
¥9,000 for registration and annual dues
¥8,000 for event registration only

Payment will be collected at the door


Register Online

Deadline: 2/21/2012


7:00 PM-7:30 PM: Registration

7:30 PM-9:30 PM: Presentation and Q&A

Speaker Profiles

Mr. Masaaki (Speaker)
Shirakawa, AM '77

Mr. Masaaki Shirakawa was born in September 1949. He recieved his undergraduate education at the University of

Tokyo graduating in 1972. In April 1972 Mr. Shirakawa entered the Bank of Japan and in 1977 received his Master's

degree in Economics from the UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO. After returning to Japan, Mr. Shirakawa held increasingly

prominent & challenging positions within the Bank of Japan & related institutions. In 2008 he became

the Deputy Governor of the Bank of Japan & on June 9, 2008, he became the 30th Governor of the Bank of Japan.


Neil Faust