Naoko Ishii

Naoko Ishii
  • Chief Executive Officer and Chair
    Global Environment Facility

Formerly with the International Monetary Fund and Harvard University's Institute for International Development. 2006-10, Country Director for Sri Lanka, World Bank. 2010-12, Deputy Vice-Minister of Finance. Since 2012, CEO and Chairperson, Global Environment Facility (GEF), with 183 member nations, the world's leading international institution dedicated to investing in the stewardship and health of the global environment. Recipient of awards for writings: Suntory Prize (1990); Okita Memorial Prize for International Development Research (2004).