Managing Partner at Crimson Phoenix K.K.
Studied economics at Keio University and business administration at London Business School. Advisor to foreign corporates and funds on cross-border M&A transactions involving Japanese counterparts and fund-raising exercises. Frequent interviewee for broadcast media and contributor to print media on Japanese politics, economy, business and finance. Active in other fields as well, for example acting for the Japan Football Association as a member of its committee which bid to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup.