Naoko Nemoto

Financial Economist
Asian Development Bank Institute


Naoko Nemoto is a financial economist at the Asian Development Bank Institute, Tokyo. Her research interests include monetary policy,  financial inclusion, and sustainable development goals.

As former managing director at Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services, Naoko headed the Financial Service group.  Before that she was an economist and analyst at the Bank of Japan.

Naoko has a BA in law from Waseda University, Tokyo, an MBA from the University of Chicago, and a PhD in finance from Hitotsubashi University, Tokyo.

She is a professor at Waseda Business School (Graduate School of Business and Finance).

She is a board member of the Government Pension Investment Fund Japan, Chubu Electric Power Co., and Concordia Financial Group.