Ms. Tashiro began her career with the Daiwa Securities Group in 1986, following her graduation from Waseda University with a BA in Political Science. She received an MBA from Stanford University in 1991 and attended the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2011. She has held various positions at Daiwa, including overseas assignments in Singapore, London, and New York. In Japan, in addition to her role as Head of Investor Relations (1999–2005), she spent six years in the retail division of the Group. She rose to the post of Head of Overseas Operations in 2016 and Deputy President in 2019, and from April 2020, she has served as Deputy President, Head of Overseas Operations and Head of SDGs. She serves as a trustee of the IFRS foundation, Vice chairman at the Japan Association of Corporate Executive, a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Future Council on Responsive Financial Systems, and a member of the Harvard Business School Japan Advisory Board.