Jenny Corbett is a Reader in the Economy of Japan at the Oxford University and non-executive director of the Canberra-based credit union, Service One Members Banking. She is also Executive Director, Australia-Japan Research Centre, Australian National University. Jenny received her Ph.D. from the University of Michigan. Her research focuses on the application of recent developments in the analysis of banking crises and of the links between financial systems and corporate governance to understanding the economic problems of Japan. She has acted as a consultant to the OECD, Japan's Financial Services Agency and the Asian Development Bank Institute on financial reform and corporate governance.