"Naoko Ishii has served as the CEO and Chairperson for the Global Environment Facility (GEF) since June 2012. Prior to that, Ms. Ishii was the Deputy Vice Minister of Finance, where she was responsible for Japan's international financial and development policies, and for its global policies on environmental issues such as climate change and biodiversity. She led the Japanese delegation at the Transition Committee for designing the Green Climate Fund. For nearly half of her career, Ms. Ishii has served in international assignments outside of Japan, including at the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund." 
- Council member, Global Restoration Council
- Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
- Global Partnership for Oceans
Resources and articles
- World Resources Institute Global Restoration Council, organizational web page, accessed January 25, 2018.