Managing Director & Head of Japan Economics, Global Research
BofA Securities Japan Co., Ltd

Izumi Devalier is a managing director and Head of Japan Economics, based in Tokyo. She joined the firm in September 2016 from HSBC, where she was a senior economist with primary coverage of Japan. She has also worked in the investment banking division of Citigroup in Japan. Devalier’s team was ranked No.1 in the 2020 Institutional Investor Global Fixed Income Survey. Devalier holds a Bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University, and a Master’s Degree in International Economics from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. She is a frequent commentator on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. For more information about any awards cited, visit

Speaking at the Following:

May 25

Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Turbo Presentation: Climate Wars and Japan’s De-carbonization Challenge

3:15pm – 3:35pm

Fast-paced, concise presentations to deliver new ideas and crisp analyses.