Reiko Hayashi is a Member of the Board, a role she took over in January 2016, and a Managing Director and Head of Global Capital Markets in Japan, a role she took over in 2014. She is also a member of the CSR Japan Committee, having been instrumental in implementing several programs, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Annual Women’s Career Forum. 

Prior to her current position, she was appointed as Head of Japan Debt Capital Markets in 2011, and Head of Japan Public Sector Origination in 2006. Previously, she oversaw Corporate and Public Finance within Debt Capital Markets.

Prior to joining Merrill Lynch Japan in 2000, Reiko spent 11 years at BNP Paribas Tokyo in the capital markets business and two years at Citibank NA Tokyo in the swaps team.

Reiko has a BA in International Relations from The University of Tokyo and an MA in Educational Sociology from The Graduate School of The University of Tokyo.