Yoko Shimomura has been promoted to Chief of Staff of the Chief Operating Officer’s Leadership Team at the Gates Foundation. Shimomura will assume the role effective June 27, transitioning from her current role as Deputy Director, Operations Management in Global Workplace Resources (GWR).
Yoko received a B.A. from Fairhaven College at Western Washington University in Ethnic American Studies. She is widely known and respected as a strong leader and collaborator.