Independent Non-Executive Director
Akiko is an internationally experienced Non-Executive Director and strategy adviser. Akiko has more than 30 years’ experience as an executive in the financial services industry including with CBA, Macquarie and Westpac in Australia and MUFG and Shinsei Bank in Japan, and as a strategy consultant in the US and Australia.
Akiko has worked in both the private and the public sectors and has extensive experience in strategy & business development, risk management and large scale transformation, including digital transformation. Akiko has led an Initial Public Offering and been involved in multiple equity raisings.
Akiko is a Non-Executive Director of the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (“ACECQA”) and of the Foundation and Friends of the Botanic Gardens and a member of the Portfolio Advisory Council of Services Australia.
Akiko’s past directorship includes a Non-Executive Director of 86 400 Limited, as well as being a member of the Advisory Committee of the Australian Treasury and the Strategy Advisory Committee of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.
Akiko is a Fulbright Scholar with an MBA from Stanford University in California and has a Bachelor of Law from Keio University in Tokyo.