Shizuko has been the head of ESG at Amundi Japan since the creation of the department in April 2015. Previously, she was the Head of the Japanese Equity Investment Research Department from September 2008. Prior to joining Amundi Japan in 2003, she worked at Credit Suisse Trust & Banking after starting her career at S.G. Warburg Securities. She is the member of the planning committee of TCFD consortium in Japan and a working group member of the Environmental Reporting Platform Development Pilot Project of the Ministry of Environment. She graduated from the International Christian University and completed her Master’s degree at the International Christian University Graduate School. She is a Chartered Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan (CMA).