Kathy M. Matsui
Kathy M. Matsui is co-head of Economics, Commodities, and Strategy Research in Asia, chief Japanese equity strategist, and co-head of Asia Investment Research at Goldman Sachs, where she serves as a member of the Partnership Committee, the Asia Management Committee, and the Firmwide Diversity Committee. Previously, she served as the chief Japan strategist for Barclays de Zoete Wedd Securities, and she has also worked at the Export-Import Bank of Japan’s Washington, DC, office. Ms. Matsui has served as a member of the Finance Agency’s Tax Research Committee and the Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry’s Industrial Structure Committee. She was ranked No. 1 in Japanese equity strategy by Institutional Investor magazine in 2000, 2001, and 2006 and No. 2 in the Nikkei Analyst Ranking in 2000. Ms. Matsui was chosen by the Wall Street Journal in 2007 as one of the 10 Women to Watch in Asia for her work on the “Womenomics” theme. She is a board member of the Asian University for Women Support Foundation, a trustee of the American School in Japan, and a member of Keizai Doyukai, a leading Japanese business organization. Ms. Matsui also serves on the advisory council for the Japan Society Fund against Breast Cancer. She earned a BA, magna cum laude, in social studies from Harvard University and an MA from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.