Bachelor in Economics, Kyoto University, Japan, 1984. Master of Business Administration, University Chicago, 1989.
Sales representative Kyoto branch Daiwa Securities Company Ltd., Kyoto, 1984—1985, analyst internaf. finance department Chiyoda-ku, 1985, analyst finance products development department, 1985—1987, assistant manager pension business planning department, 1989—1991, manager investment service planning department Koto-ku, 1991—1996, deputy general manager, quantitative research department, 1996—1999. Deputy general manager equity planning, administration department Daiwa Securities SMBC Company Ltd., 1999—2002, deputy general manager corporation institution department, 2002—2005, deputy general.mgr. corporation division planning department, since 2005.
Member of Japan Society Investment Professionals (member equity subcommittee since 2001), Security Analysts Association Japan (chartered).
Married Akiko Tagawa. 1 child Eugene.