Climate Investment Specialist at Green Climate Fund
Ayaka Fujiwara is a Climate Investment Specialist at the Green Climate Fund’s (GCF) Private Sector Facility, where she has been responsible for the origination and appraisal of private sector climate projects and programs since 2018. With 13 years of experience in corporate, fixed income, and equity investments, Ayaka brings a wealth of expertise to her role.
Prior to joining GCF, she spent most of her career as an Associate Director in Daiwa Capital Markets’ Tokyo headquarters and London office, where she provided fixed income investment strategy and managed transactions with institutional investors. Ayaka also worked as a corporate governance researcher in an M&A consulting firm in Myanmar.
Ayaka holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Keio University in Japan, an M.Sc. in Finance from London Business School in the UK, and is a Ph.D. candidate in Green Finance at Inha University in the Republic of Korea.
Publication: Seeding Private Sector Interest in Biodiversity, Ivey Business School https://iveybusinessjournal.com/seeding-private-sector-interest-in-biodiversity/