Yumi Narita joined the Office of the Comptroller’s Bureau of Asset Management (BAM) as the executive director of corporate governance in the Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment Unit in December 2019. The Comptroller serves as investment advisor, custodian, and a trustee to the New York City Pension Funds, which hold approximately $215 billion in assets (as of November 2019). In her role as executive director, Narita is responsible for developing and implementing active ownership programs for public equities, including voting proxies, engaging portfolio companies on their ESG policies and practices, and advocating for regulatory reforms to protect investors and strengthen investor rights. Narita has 16 years of experience in the ESG industry. Prior to BAM, Narita was the global head of corporate governance at Alliance Bernstein, and vice president on the BlackRock Stewardship team.