Alicia Ogawa

Director, Project on Japanese Corporate Governance and Stewardship, Columbia Business School

Alicia Ogawa is the Director of Project on Japanese Corporate Governance and Stewardship at the Center on Japanese Economy and Business at Columbia Business School. Until 2006 she was Managing Director at Lehman Brothers, where she was responsible for managing the firm’s global equity research. She is also an Adjunct Associate Professor at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a member of the International Corporate Governance Network.

Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Professor Ogawa spent 15 years in Tokyo, where she was a top-rated bank analyst and Director of Research for Nikko Salomon Smith Barney, having managed the original Salomon Brothers Research Department through three mergers. She is a member of the board of directors of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation and is a member of the President’s Circle of the All Stars Project, a development program for inner city young people, which has just been launched in Tokyo. She graduated from Barnard College and earned a master’s degree in international affairs at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs.