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Izumi Kobayashi

Izumi Kobayashi

Director, Member of the Board,
ANA Holdings, Inc.,
Mitsui & Co., Ltd.,
Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.,
OMRON Corporation


Izumi Kobayashi was in the position of CEO and Executive Vice President of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA, the political risk insurance arm of the World Bank Group) from 2008 to 2013.
Kobayashi participated MIGA from Merrill Lynch in Tokyo where she was president and Representative Director. She joined Merrill Lynch in 1985 and subsequently held a number of high-level global leadership roles.From 2013, she engages various private and public organization as an advisor or an independent director. She also served The Osaka Securities Exchange as a Non-Executive Board Member from 2002 to 2008. From 2007 to 2009 and from 2015 to 2019, she took the role as a Vice Chairman of Keizai Doyukai.

International House of Japan

Asia Pacific Initiative