Sayuri Yamada is committed to sustainability. As chair of Anchorum Health Foundation, she seeks to help create sustainable solutions to address the intricate social health determinants in New Mexico by building, maintaining, and leveraging community partnerships. She brings a diverse background including policy work, corporate governance, ethics, and public affairs.
Yamada is founder and president of Kizuna Strategies, where she serves as a sustainability policy strategist for environmental, economic, and community initiatives. A second-generation entrepreneur and daughter of first-generation Japanese immigrants, Yamada was raised in Los Alamos and lives in Santa Fe.
She studied at Sophia University in Tokyo and earned her bachelor’s from Baylor University.