December 1, 2016
Mansfield Fellows Join Symposium on Building 21st Century Financial System
MFP No. 21 Mansfield Fellow Richard Gabbert (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) traveled to Karuizawa, Japan to participate in an off-the-record dialogue on issues affecting international capital markets. The October 28-30 “Symposium on Building the Financial System of the 21st Century: An Agenda for Japan and the United States” was the nineteenth annual Japan-U.S. Symposium organized by Harvard Law School’s Program on International Financial Systems (PIFS). It was hosted by PIFS and the International House of Japan. Other participants included Mansfield Foundation Board member Alicia Ogawa (Senior Advisor, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School) and alumni Fellows Mathew Poggi (Financial Attaché, U.S. Embassy Tokyo) and Christopher Winship (Vice President, Head of Government Relations, MetLife). Mr. Gabbert currently is serving in a placement in the Market Division of Japan’s Financial Services Agency. He is shown above with Mr. Winship and Tetsuya Taniguchi of the Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company, Limited.