Adviser and Director Profile
Special Counsel: Yuichi Ezawa
Japan Representative and Vice Chairman, UBS Group Japan.
Graduate of University of Tokyo School of Law. Served as
Director-General of the International Finance Bureau,
the Ministry of Finance and a member of the board of
the Export-Import Bank of Japan (restructured as the Japan Bank
for International Cooperation in 1999).
Adviser: Jesper Koll
Managing Director Chief Economist, Merrill Lynch Japan
Incorporated. Graduate of Johns Hopkins University.
Worked at the Organization for Economic Co-operation
and Development, JP Morgan Securities Asia Ltd and as
Managing Director of Tiger Management L.L.C. before
joining Merrill Lynch Japan Inc. Lived in Japan since 1986.
President & Chief Executive Officer: Gunji Sakamoto
Manages a Tokyo-based Investment advisory service company,
and a Senior Adviser at Sofaer Capital Inc. London.
Served as Japan Representative and General Manager of
the Tokyo Branch of The First National Bank of Chicago
(Senior Vice President). Graduate
of Chuo University of Law, Tokyo.
Executive Vice President: Kaoru Kamisaka
Served as Management Editor of a Tokyo-based international
financial information publisher and Correspondent for
“the Oriental Economist Report” published in New York.
Author of several books including “The Disorderly Currency
Markets” and “The Dawn of a Weak Yen Era”. Graduate of
Waseda University School of Social Science.