Richard Barker

Richard Barker

Technical Manager

Richard is based in Tokyo and works for the IIRC’s technical team. He is a part-time secondee from PwC
Japan, where he provides advisory services on companies’ sustainability and integrated reporting. He also
runs PwC’s annual non-financial reporting survey of the TOPIX 100, and oversaw Japan’s participation in
the SDG Reporting Challenge – a PwC Global thought leadership publication assessing global reporting
on the SDGs – in 2018.

Beyond reporting, he has also worked with companies on their sustainability materiality analysis,
sustainability risk identification, responding to investor ESG evaluations, and strategic corporate
citizenship planning.

Richard has a BA in Oriental studies from Oxford University.

richard.barker@theiirc.org