Adjunct Professor/Adjunct Senior Research Scholar, Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs
Board member, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and Recruit Holding
Board member and Chair of Nomination Committee, AGC (ex Asahi Glass)
Member, United Nation Investment Management Committee
Keiko Honda is Adjunct Professor/Adjunct Senior Research Scholar of Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, where she teaches ESG Investing to graduate students. Keiko also serves as a board member of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and Recruit Holding, a board member and Chair of Nomination Committee of AGC (ex Asahi Glass), and a member of the United Nation’s Investment Management Committee.
Until 2019, Keiko was the CEO of the Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA), the political risk insurance and credit enhancement arm of the World Bank Group. MIGA supports cross-border equity investors and lenders by providing coverage against political risk and non-honoring of financial obligations.
Before joining MIGA, Keiko was the first woman Senior Partner in Asia at McKinsey & Company, where she advised clients on corporate finance and strategy and business development for 24 years.
Keiko published a book “ESG Investing – History, Practice and Future” with Prof. Takatoshi Ito from Nikkei in summer 2023.
She received the Joseph Wharton Social Award from the Wharton New York Club in 2020.
Keiko holds a bachelor’s degree from Ochanomizu University and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, where she was selected as a Fulbright Scholar.