Honorary Fellow; Council Member at The Institute for Fiscal Studies Ltd; Former CEO of World Gold Council
With over 40 years’ experience in the financial services, automotive and mining sectors, Haruko Fukuda currently also holds a number of non-executive directorships, including Investec Plc, and is currently an Advisor to Braj Binani Group of India, a diversified industrial group. She also holds a number of non-executive directorships of investment trusts.
She served on a number of international boards, including Vice Chairman of Nikko Europe Plc, CEO of the World Gold Council and as a senior advisor at Lazard and a Director of AB Volvo. She also served on the International Advisory Board of METRO Cash & Carry and was a Partner in James Capel.
Fukuda has strong ties with Japan and was awarded an OBE for her services to UK-Japanese relations in 2000. She was also Chairman of the Japan Society from 1995-2000, and a trustee of the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust Oxford Foundation.
Haruko Fukuda read History at New Hall, matriculating in 1965.