Keisuke Arai
Keisuke Arai

Chief Representative in Europe
Japan Exchange Group

Keisuke Arai is the Chief Representative of Japan Exchange Group in Europe, and runs the London office. He is responsible for promoting investment in the Tokyo market to European investors, and researching European securities markets, as well as promoting listings on the Japanese equity and bond markets. He has been with Tokyo Stock Exchange for 20 years and has a comprehensive understanding of both the Japanese and Asian markets. He has held positions in various areas of the company, including both the cash and derivatives markets, and has been part of TSE’s regulation team, as a senior manager in the Public Offering Investigation Office. He also spent some time at the Singapore office, researching Asian markets and fostering relationships with other Asian market operators, and has taken part in various international finance events, as a speaker and panelist. He was a key member in the creation of TOKYO AIM, a joint venture between the Tokyo Stock Exchange and the London Stock Exchange from 2008-2012.