Relationship Manager, Asia and Oceania
Naoko has been the relationship manager for UN Global Compact participants in Asia and Oceania since 2013, working closely with the Local Networks in the region to raise awareness on corporate sustainability and sustainable development. She also managed relations with UN and external partners to promote business engagement in education.
Prior to joining the UN Global Compact, Naoko held positions within investment management and company management at Morgan Stanley Japan. Her experience includes sales and marketing, and firm management and strategy for the securities and investment banking divisions. Naoko also spent two years in Thailand with UNESCO Bangkok in the science and education sectors.
Naoko has a BSc in Biological Sciences from the University of Tsukuba in Japan, and an MA in Economics and Education from Columbia University.