Yo Takatsuki

Member of the Expert Review Committee for the 2018 Access to Medicine Index

Yo Takatsuki is a member of the Expert Review Committee for the Access to Medicine Index in 2018. He is the Associate Director, Governance and Sustainable Investment at BMO Global Asset Management.

Yo has been with BMO Global Asset Management since 2011. He is responsible for analysing, engaging and voting with the global pharmaceutical industry across a range of ESG issues including Access to Medicine. Yo leads BMO Global Asset Management’s reo engagement programme with focus around client relationships, new business development and research management. He is also an expert on Japanese corporate governance as well as the green bonds market.

Prior to joining BMO, Yo spent a decade as a finance and business journalist for the BBC, Bloomberg and CNBC. He produced high-profile TV news shows and reported from war zones including Iraq. He also worked in Tokyo for the Asahi Shimbun newspaper. Yo holds a MBA, with Distinction, from Cass Business School in London and an undergraduate degree from the University of Cambridge. He holds the CFA Investment Management Certificate. Yo speaks fluent Japanese.

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