Kaori has been at Oxfam since 2015 in its private sector team, working with, and challenging, the financial sector on inequality and climate change issues and promoting sustainable capital markets. She was the Behind the Brands' Transparency Lead in 2016, rating top 10 food and beverage companies on their disclosure of sourcing of materials, supply chains, tax and lobbying activities. Prior to that she worked at Linklaters, Norton Rose, Lehman Brothers and Nomura, and has 15 years experience in capital markets, corporate governance, business management and sustainability. Kaori is
a qualified lawyer with a first degree in Economics and Accounting and an MBA from INSEAD, plus she has gained Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business from Cambridge University and Certificate in Impact Investing and Social Enterprise Management from Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Kaori recently co-authored a paper for the UK's Financial Conduct Authority on the links between the Financial sector and Inequality.