Nobuyasu Sugimoto is a Deputy Division Chief of Financial Supervision and Regulation Division, Monetary & Capital Markets Department of the IMF. He joined the Fund from the Japan Financial Services Agency (JFSA) in October 2012, where his experience covers banks, insurance and securities. In the IMF, he has been involved in number of FSAPs, including pilot exercises on fintech regulation and supervision in Switzerland. He also contributed to number of fintech publications, including Bali Fintech Agenda, and is one of the authors of recent Fintech Notes (Regulating the Crypto Ecosystem and BigTech in Financial Services). He has also actively participated in FSB fintech relevant workstreams. He holds a Master’s degree from Carnegie Mellon University (MBA).