Deputy Director of the Development Co-operation Directorate
Ms. Endoh contributes to ensuring that the Directorate’s work is at the forefront of international policy debates and supports implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and its Sustainable Development Goals. As a key member of the senior management team, Ms. Endoh supports the OECD’s contribution to development co‐operation discussions in other global fora (in particular, G20 and G7). Ms. Endoh has almost 30 years of experience working in the field of development. Before joining the OECD, she was Deputy Director General of the South East Asia Department at the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). She has operations experience in Latin America, Southeast Asia, South Asia as well as field experience in the Philippines, Bangladesh and in Turkey. She also worked as Assistant to the Executive Director for the Japanese Chair at the World Bank Board of Executives. Ms. Endoh is a Japanese national and holds a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government, USA and a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and International Studies from Keio University, Japan.