Sachiko Ichikawa

Partner Lawyer, Tanabe & Partners
Outside Director, Tokyo Electron Limited
Outside Director, Olympus Corporation
Director, Sony Education Foundation

Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law. Obtained LLM from Georgetown University Law Center. Admitted to the Dai-Ichi Tokyo Bar Association and the State Bar of New York. She is a certified public accountant in the U.S. and specializes in crisis management and litigation handling of accounting fraud cases. She is a vice chair of the Foreign Law Subcommittee of the Labor Law Committee of the Dai-ichi Tokyo Bar Association, where she leads research on business and human rights, is a SASB FSA Credential Holders, a member of the GRI Labor Advisory Group, and is familiar with sustainability disclosure standards. She is currently an outside director of Tokyo Electron Limited, Olympus Corporation, and a board member of the Sony Education Foundation. Drawing on her experience, she has served as a lecturer at various BDTI Director training sessions, leading discussions on risks related to securities fraud litigation, company-with-committees practices, and the relationship between sustainability topics and the board of directors.

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