Masaaki Nagamura

Fellow International Initiatives, Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.

In his corporate role, Masaaki Nagamura interacts with various international initiatives related to natural disaster risks, climate change and sustainability at Tokio Marine.

On disaster risks, he has been assisting the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC)’s Finance Ministers’ Process (FMP) by serving as Sherpa for the Asia-Pacific Financial Forum (APFF)’s Disaster Risk Financing and Insurance (DRFI) Network, since January 2015.

On climate change, he serves the Financial Stability Board’s Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) as a returning member since January 2021. He was a Task Force member between January 2016 and July 2017. He is actively promoting the implementation of the TCFD recommendations in the Japanese business sector as a steering committee member of the TCFD Consortium of Japan.

Effective March 2023, he assumed Sherpa role to promote climate-related disclosures in the Asia-Pacific region under the auspices of the APFF’s Sustainable Finance Development Network.

At Tokio Marine, prior to his current role, he was Division Head of Corporate Social Responsibility between August 2011 and March 2018. He functioned as a governmental relations expert on international harmonization of insurance regulatory issues between 2004 and 2011, prior to which he was stationed in the U.S. city of Chicago as an Account Executive between 1997 and 2004. He joined Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance in 1986, after graduating from Waseda University in Tokyo.