Director, JGB Sales and Trading, FICC
Daiwa Securities Co. Ltd.
Satoru Yamamoto is Director, Head of Head of Primary Products, Fixed Income Marketing Department at Daiwa Securities. He has led Daiwa's Impact Investing initiatives, including IFFIm Vaccine Bonds, IFC Microfinance Bonds, World Bank Green Bond, ADB Water Bonds, EIB Climate Awareness Bonds, EBRD Microfinance Bonds, IDB Poverty Reduction Bonds, AfDB Education Bonds, Rabobank Agri Bonds and the Daiwa Microfinance Fund. Yamamoto has appeared at international conferences, including the Microfinance Investments in Asia (January 2010), the TBLI Conference ASIA (June 2010), the JCIE Symposium “Challenges in Global Health: New Opportunities for the Private Sector” (July 2010), Asia Innovation Forum (September 2010), the Microfinance Investment Hong Kong (December 2010), the 8th plenary session of the Leading Group on Innovative Financing for Development (December 2010), Daiwa Capital Markets Conference(November 2011) and TEDxKyoto Change(April 2012). He holds MBA from Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley, in the US and a BA in Economics from Keio University in Japan.