She started her career at Lehman Brothers Japan, Fixed Income department as a interest rates derivative specialist. After she worked for several ICBs, she changed her career to Asset Management Industry in 2012. She worked for Blackrock Japan as a fixed income strategist then team head of sales covering institutional clients in iShares(ETF) Japan. After that she worked for JP Morgan asset management as a sales representative for Japanese financial institutions. She won the APAC institutional sales of the year in 2020.
Makiko graduated from University of Tokyo, Bachelor of Economics.