People

■ Tokio Marine Asset Management group

■ Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd.

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Our Executives

Toshio Goto, President and Chief Executive Officer

  • Asset management career spans over 30 years.
  • Spent three years as head of the asset management business at Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group and Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, and seven years as President of Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management.
  • Served as director of both the Investments Trusts Association, Japan (JITA) and the Security Analysts Association of Japan (SAAJ).
  • Appointed President and CEO of Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. in April 2018.

Yuichiro Kominami, Managing Director

  • After joining Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (currently Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.), held successive positions in the investment department.
  • Appointed Representative Director & President of Millea Real-Estate-Risk Management, Inc.
  • Appointed Director of Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • Currently serving as Managing Director. 

Nobuki Goto, Managing Director

  • Joined Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. in 1983.
  • Transferred to Tokio Marine MC Asset Management Co., Ltd. (presently, Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd.) in 1990.
  • Held successive positions, including Head of Investment Research Department, Head of Japanese Equity Department, Head of Quantitative Research and Investment Department, and Head of Investment Trust Business Division.
  • Appointed Executive Officer in 2006.
  • Appointed President and CEO of Tokio Marine Property Investment Management, Inc. in 2013.
  • Currently serving as Managing Director of Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. 

Tatsuro Yuzawa, Managing Executive Officer and Head of International Business

  • Held successive positions in charge of Japanese equity investment for Japanese banking and foreign asset management companies. 
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. as Head of Quantitative Research & Investment.
  • Served as Executive Officer and Deputy CIO.
  • Served as Managing Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer.
  • Currently serving as Managing Executive Officer and Head of International Business Division.

Qualifications: CFA1, CMA2, CIIA3

Kenichi Hirayama, Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer

  • Began career at Daiwa Asset Management before joining Tokio Marine MC Asset Management Co., Ltd. (presently, Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd) in 1997.
  • Initially worked in fixed income investments; also became involved in investment strategy from 2002.
  • Appointed Head of Investment Strategy in 2016, working closely with the CIO.
  • Currently serving as Managing Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

Qualifications: CMA2, CIIA3

Ryoichi Tsunemi, Executive Officer and Head of Administration Division

  • Held successive positions in charge of credit review for loan originations for a Japanese commercial bank and in charge of Japanese equity investment, research and investment risk management for its investment management subsidiary.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and served as Head of Investment Risk Management.
  • Currently Executive Officer and Head of Administration Division.

Qualifications: CMA2

Ryuichi Hokao, Executive Officer and Head of Investment Trust Business Division

  • Joined Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. (currently Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.).
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and held successive positions in the investment department.
  • Appointed as Head of Corporate Strategy Department.
  • Currently serving as Executive Officer and Head of Investment Trust Business.

Qualifications: CMA2, CIIA3

Chiaki Furuya, Executive Officer, Head of Institutional Business Division and Head of Financial Institutions Department

  • Held successive positions in Institutional Business for Japanese insurance and asset management companies.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and served in Institutional Business Division.
  • Served as Executive Officer and Head of Institutional Business Division.
  • Currently Executive Officer, Head of Institutional Business Division and Head of Financial Institutions Department

Investment Team Outline

Kenichi Hirayama, Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer

  • Began career at Daiwa Asset Management before joining Tokio Marine MC Asset Management Co., Ltd. (presently, Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd) in 1997.
  • Initially worked in fixed income investments; also became involved in investment strategy from 2002.
  • Appointed Head of Investment Strategy in 2016, working closely with the CIO.
  • Currently serving as Managing Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer.

Qualifications: CMA2, CIIA3

Yusuke Yanagisawa, Chief Responsible Investment Officer

  • After joining Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., assigned to the Investment Department.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and served as a research analyst.
  • Served as Head of Equity Investment and Head of Investment Research.
  • Served as Head of Equity Investment and Head of Responsible Investment.
  • Currently serving as Chief Responsible Investment Officer.

Qualifications: CMA2, CIIA3

Yoshihisa Nakagawa, Head of Equity, Head of Japanese Equity

  • Joined Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and held successive positions in investment research and management.
  • Currently Head of Equity and Head of Japanese Equity.

Qualifications: CMA2, CIIA3

Soichi Sam Takata, Head of Private Equity and General Manager, Alternative Investment Department

  • Joined Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd., where he oversaw an international portfolio of managed assets and subsequently managed a global portfolio of private equity, hedge funds, infrastructure funds, CDO/CLO's and other alternative assets.
  • In between, seconded to Japan's international financing agency and worked on project finance transactions around the world.
  • Also, seconded to Tokio Marine Capital Co., Ltd., Tokio Marine's private equity investment arm, and worked on management buyout and development capital transactions in Japan.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd.
  • Currently Head of Private Equity and General Manager, Alternative Investment Department

Shigeru Moriyama, Head of Investment Equity Research and General Manager, Equity Department

  • Joined Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and held successive positions in investment research.
  • Served as Group Leader of the Basic Materials Industry Group.
  • Currently Head of Investment Equity Research

Qualifications: CMA2

Kimiya Yoshizawa, Head of Global Equity

  • Joined Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and held successive positions in investment research and management.
  • Managed global equities at Tokio Marine Asset Management’s London subsidiary for five years and served as CEO and CIO of Tokio Marine Asset Management’s New York subsidiary for five years.
  • Currently Head of Global Equity.

Qualifications: CFA1, IMC4

Masahide Hata, Head of Fixed Income

  • Managed fixed income for a Japanese major bank and global asset management companies.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. as fixed income portfolio manager.
  • Currently Head of Fixed Income.

Qualifications: CMA2

■ Tokio Marine Asset Management (International) Pte. Ltd.

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Kenji Kodama, CEO of Asia ex Japan Investments

  • Joined Tokio Marine and Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. in 1990 and has since held a number of vital positions within the Tokio Marine group.
  • Managed the firm’s proprietary investments in alternative funds for 7 years.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management in 2007 as General Manager, responsible for corporate planning and senior business management. Later served as Head of Global Business Development.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management International Pte. in 2013 as Chief Executive Officer.
  • Currently oversees Asia ex Japan Investments in his role as CEO.

Qualifications: CMA2

Manish Singhai, CIO of Asia ex Japan Investments

  • Held successive positions in establishing Asian equities platforms and a hedge fund at major asset management firms.
  • Served as CIO of Asian equities at Alliance Bernstein, Aviva Investors & Lazard AM.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management International Pte. in 2016 as Head of Asian Equities.
  • Currently serves as CIO of Asia ex Japan Investments

Qualifications: CFA1

 

■ Tokio Marine Asset Management (London) Limited

Yukio Moriya, Chief Executive Officer

  • Held successive positions in client relationship management at Japanese and foreign trust banks.
  • Joined Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. and served in positions such as Client Relationship Manager for public pension clients and General Manager in the Product Planning Department.
  • Served as Executive Officer and Head of Institutional Business Division.
  • Served as Executive Officer and Head of International Business Development Division.
  • Appointed Chief Executive Officer of TMAM London, the UK subsiduary of Tokio Marine Asset Management Co., Ltd. in 2018.

Qualifications: CMA2, CIIA3

 

1Chartered Financial Analyst
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Chartered Member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan
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Certified International Investment Analyst
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Investment Management Certificate