Akihisa Shiozaki (Attorney)

Nagashima, Ohno & Tsunematau, Attorney Mr. Shiozaki graduated from the Department of Law at Tokyo University, holds a Master’s degree in international policy studies from Stanford University, and received an MBA from Wharton. As a practicing lawyer he has advised on numerous cross-border M&A and financial transactions. At the same time, drawing on experience with media and communications […]

Tadao Suzuki

Former Chairman of Mercian Corporation The former Chairman of Mercian Corporation, Mr. Suzuki was born in Hyogo pref. in 1930.  After graduating from the Faculty of Economics of Keio University, he joined Ajinomoto Corp. in 1951. He was appointed as a director of Ajinomoto Corp. in 1971 and a Vice President in 1981. He thereafter served as a […]

Takaya Seki

Managing Director, Corporate Practice Partners, Inc. (Independent Consultancy) Lecturer, Meiji University, Graduate School of Global Business Mr. Seki received his B.Sc from Imperial College London, and his Ph.D. in Economics from Kyoto University.  Having served in positions at Toyo Trust, NTK Research (an affiliate of the Mizuho Financial Group), and Corporate Practice Partners, he has […]

Thierry Porte

Mr. Porte holds an A.B., magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa, in Economics from Harvard College and an MBA with high honors from Harvard Business School.  From 1982 to 2003, he served in various capacities at Morgan Stanley in New York, London and Tokyo, including as Managing Director, President, Branch Manager and Representative Director […]