Head, Corporate Citizenship Department
Nami Matsuko is a head of Corporate Citizenship Department at Nomura Holdings in Japan, in charge of corporate social responsibility, corporate governance and philanthropy of the group worldwide, and pursuing the role of business in confronting the global agenda. Before taking on this mission, she was in the investment banking section, providing corporate advisory services on M&A, finance and corporate governance while contributing to policy-making for the Japanese capital market to be more fair and attractive for both investors and companies, domestic as well as global. Matsuko holds a BA in International Law from Sophia University in Tokyo and a LLM from Georgetown Law Centre and New York University School of Law; she is a member of the New York Bar Association. Matsuko was chosen to be one of the Asian Young Leaders of 2008 by Asia Society and of the Asia-Pacific New Leaders of 2009 by Generation 21. She enjoys playing the violin in a local orchestra on weekends.