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Policy Board

The Policy Board is established as the Bank's highest decision-making body. The Board determines the guideline for currency and monetary control, sets the basic principles for carrying out the Bank's operations, and oversees the fulfillment of the duties of the Bank's officers, excluding Auditors and Counsellors.

The Bank's officers are Policy Board members (including the Governor and the Deputy Governors), Auditors, Executive Directors, and Counsellors.*1

*1 The number of posts given to the Bank's officers is as follows: the Governor (one), the Deputy Governors (two), the Members of the Policy Board (six), the Auditors (three or fewer), the Executive Directors (six or fewer), and the Counsellors (a few).

Members of the Policy Board

Haruhiko KurodaGovernor
Haruhiko Kuroda
Kikuo IwataDeputy Governor
Kikuo Iwata
Hiroshi NakasoDeputy Governor
Hiroshi Nakaso
Ryuzo MiyaoMember of the Policy Board
Ryuzo Miyao
Yoshihisa MorimotoMember of the Policy Board
Yoshihisa Morimoto
Sayuri ShiraiMember of the Policy Board
Sayuri Shirai
Koji IshidaMember of the Policy Board
Koji Ishida
Takehiro SatoMember of the Policy Board
Takehiro Sato
Takahide KiuchiMember of the Policy Board
Takahide Kiuchi

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