Mr. Shuichi Ohno was appointed as the President of the Sasakawa Peace Foundation in 2017.
Prior to this, he was the Executive Director at the Nippon Foundation and lead various initiatives including social impact investment, corporate engagement, and international cooperation as the Executive Director in charge of the Social Innovation. He was also the Japan's sector representative of Social Impact Investment Taskforce established by the G8 and a member of Japan National Advisory Board of the taskforce. Mr. Ohno worked for the trading house Marubeni Corporation for almost thirty years. An Economist by training, he worked for various economic and development organizations such as the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) and World Bank during his time at Marubeni. Mr. Ohno is a graduate of Kyoto University.