NTT DATA Group Corporation Leaders

Mariko Fujii

Role: Mariko Fujii was appointed Outside Director of NTT DATA Group Corporation in 2023.

Experience: Mariko joined NTT DATA Corporation in 2019. She began her career path in 1977 at Ministry of Finance, Japan. She eventually became the Director of International Affairs and Research Division at Customs and Tariff Bureau in 1997. From 2004, she served as a professor at the Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo. The university awarded her the title of Emeritus Professor in 2016.

She also served as the Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Latvia from October 2015 to January 2019.

Additional information: In addition to her current role at NTT DATA Group Corporation, Mariko has served as an Outside Director on the Board for Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. since 2019.

Mariko earned a Ph.D. from the University of Tokyo in 2001, an M.A. in economics from Brown University in 1980, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Tokyo in 1977.

She has published in various academic journals. Some selected papers include:

  • M. Fujii and M. Takaoka, "Structure of the Financial System and the Contagion Effect: A Network Approach," Public Policy Review, 2011.
  • M. Fujii and M. Kawai, "Lessons from Japan's Banking Crisis - 1991 to 2005," in Research Handbook on International Financial Regulation, 2012.
  • M. Fujii, "Securitized Products, Financial Regulation and Systemic Risk," in Implications of the Global Financial Crisis for Financial Reform and Regulation in Asia, 2012.