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Kyoko Altman

Board Director


Kyoko is Group Executive Officer and Head of Investor Relations at Rakuten Group, Japan’s leading internet and innovation company. Prior to tech, Kyoko worked in finance, where she drove business development and built one of Asia’s earliest successful sustainable investing businesses.

Kyoko started her career in journalism reporting from over 20 countries and served as White House Correspondent, Europe Correspondent and Senior Asia Correspondent based in China. She saw firsthand how many of the crisis she reported on were the consequence of companies and governments ignoring ESG factors. As a board member of The Mekong Club, she is committed to the effort to mobilize and help companies find solutions to eradicate modern slavery.