Kathy Matsui

Vice Chair, Chief Japan equity strategist, Co-head of Macro Research in Asia
Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd
Tokyo, Japan


Kathy joined Goldman Sachs in 1994 and was named managing director in 1998 and partner in 2000. Kathy was ranked No. 1 in Japan Equity Strategy by Institutional Investor magazine in multiple years and was chosen by The Wall Street Journal newspaper as one of the "10 Women to Watch in Asia" for her work on the "Womenomics" theme, and she was also named to Bloomberg Markets magazine’s “50 Most Influential” list in 2014.

Kathy has served on numerous government committees aimed at promoting gender diversity in Japan. She is a board member of the Asian University for Women (AUW) Support Foundation, a trustee of The Nature Conservancy of Hawaii, a member of the Board of Councilors of the US-Japan Council, and a member of Keizai Doyukai, a leading Japanese business organization. She also serves on the advisory council for the Japan Society Fund Against Breast Cancer.

Kathy earned an AB in Social Studies from Harvard University and an MA from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies.


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