Masako EgawaBoard Director at Tokio Marine Holdings, Mitsui Fudosan, & Mitsui & Co. Ltd.
Masako Egawa is Specially Appointed Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Hitotsubashi University (since 2020), joining the university as Professor in 2015. She is also an independent board director of Mitsui & Co., Ltd., Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd., and Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. Until March 2020, she chaired the board of AGC Inc. as independent director. Currently she is Vice Chair and Public Governor of the Japan Securities Dealers Association and Chair of the Self-Regulation Board.
From 2009 through 2015, she served as Executive Vice President of the University of Tokyo, as the first female EVP in its 140-year history, and oversaw international affairs, public relations, alumni relations and development. From 2001 through 2009, she was the founding Executive Director of Japan Research Center, Harvard Business School. Prior to joining Harvard, she worked in investment banking for 15 years in New York and Tokyo.
She has served on the Tax Council(advisory body for the Prime Minister), the Financial System Council (advisory body for the Ministry of Finance) in Japan, and Global Agenda Council of World Economic Forum, among others. She received a B.A. from the University of Tokyo, an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, and a Ph.D. from Hitotsubashi University.