The BoJ operates independently of the government. The Bank of Japan has one Governor, two Deputy Governors, the Members of the Policy Board (six), the Auditors (three or fewer), the Executive Directors (six or fewer), and the Counselors (a few). The Governor, Deputy Governors and Executive Directors are appointed by the Cabinet with the consent of the House of Representatives.
Takako Masai is a member of the Bank of Japan (BoJ) Policy Committee. Mrs. Masai's public remarks are cited as providing subtle clues about future monetary policy.
Takako Masai is a member of the Bank of Japan Policy Committee. She served as Head of Market Research Division, Market Sales Division, Shinsei Bank Executive Officer and General Manager, Financial Research Department. On June 30, 2016, she became a deliberation committee member. Because she is a banker, she says from a bank perspective.
Important people tend to avoid making explicit statements as they avoid having a significant impact on the market.