Keiko Honda is the Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of MIGA. Previously, Honda was the first woman senior partner in Asia at McKinsey & Company. Prior to joining McKinsey, Honda worked for Bain & Company and Lehman Brothers. Honda also served as a visiting associate professor at Hitotsubashi University's business school and as a lecturer at Chuo University's business school. She has served on a number of Japanese government committees under several administrations, including the Council of Regulatory Reform. She was the vice chair of the Committee on the Promotion of Economic Partnership Agreements and Free Trade Agreements for Keizai Doyukai, the Japanese association of corporate executives. Honda has authored and co-authored several books, including MStA and Alliance Strategy and Turnaround.
Honda holds a bachelor's degree in consumer economics from Ochanomizu University and an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School, where she was selected as a Fulbright Scholar.
(See also Enabling Services.) The World Bank and IFC each have Human Resource (HR) Vice Presidencies that work in close partnership with their respective business units and senior management, at headquarters and in country offices. Collectively, their role is to develop and implement HR policies and strategies that enable the Bank Group to attract and retain a diverse, high-quality, mobile, and productive workforce to deliver on its mission.
HR work covers a wide range of issues, from global HR strategies, policies, and programs that support the business objectives at the corporate level to strategic staffing, decentralization, organizational development, career development, compensation, performance management, and exit management at the unit level. In addition, the Office of Diversity Programs provides guidance on institutional- and unit-level diversity and inclusion strategies across HR processes, and the Health Services Department serves the staff and management of the Bank Group by promoting good health and by contributing to a healthy work environment.