Regional financial cooperation has strengthened Asian economies and made them more resilient, but attention toward this important work has waned in recent years.
Before joining ADBI, Shinichi Nakabayashi taught at the IMF–Singapore Regional Training Institute and the Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Tokyo. He has worked as a senior official at the Japanese Ministry of Finance, OECD in Paris, and IMF. He has a M. Phil. degree in Economics from the University of Oxford and a B.A. from the University of Tokyo.