We are pleased to announce that Mr. Yoshihiro Watanabe has joined us as our newest BXAI Advisory Council member. Mr. Watanabe is Senior Advisor at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, a visiting professor at the National University Wakayama’s Graduate School of Economics, and a councilor at the Middle East Institute of Japan. He also served as the founding President of BXAI Japan from 2014 to 2022, and has played an important role in the development and advancement of the AFLSP since our early days. We are confident that his rich experience in international finance, business, and education will allow him to make valuable contributions to this Council, and look forward to working alongside him in this new capacity.