Toshiko Matsui

Visiting Fellow, Global Economy and Finance Programme

Toshiko Matsui


Toshiko Matsui is a visiting fellow at Chatham House’s Global Economy and Finance Programme and a PhD candidate in Computing at Imperial College London.

Since joining the Japanese Ministry of Finance in 2015, Toshiko has worked on a wide range of economic and financial policy issues, including taxation, international financial stability, banking regulation, corporate governance, and corporate disclosure.

She also has publications in highly numerate and innovative areas, such as in decentralized crowdsourcing and in cryptocurrency derivatives.

She holds a BSc and an MPhil in Mathematical Engineering from University of Tokyo, and an MSc in Finance from the University of Cambridge.

Past experience

2020-23 International Affairs Office / Corporate Accounting and Disclosure Division, Financial Services Agency, Japan

PhD candidate in Computing, Imperial College London

2019 Consultant, Prospects Group, World Bank
2018-19 MSc in Finance, University of Cambridge 
2015-18 Tax Bureau, Ministry of Finance, Japan