Joined Advantage Partners in May 1998. Responsibilities to date include BMB Minijuke, ICREO Co., Ltd., Hiramatsu Inc. (currently serves as independent outside director), Kokunai Shinpan Co., Ltd., Kokura Enterprise Co., Ltd., Pokka Corporation, REINS International Inc., Seiji Ishii Co., Ltd., Credge Limited, MEGANESUPER Co., Ltd., Ray Cassin Co., Ltd., and FMI Corporation. His contributed articles and lectures include “Kigyo Kachi Kojo o Mokuteki toshita Hikoukaika MBO Jidai no Torai” (Arrival of an nonpublic MBO era aimed for corporate value improvement), “Nihon no MBO/MBI Keieisha Shijo Hatten ni okeru Buyout Fund no Yakuwari” (Role of buyout funds for the development of Japanese market for MBO/MBI managers), “Kouri / Service Kigyo no Jigyo Hatten ni okeru Buyout Shuho no Igi to Ryuiten” (Meaning and points to note in buyout methods for the business growth of retail and services companies). Engaged in new market entry strategies, channel strategies, alliance strategies, new product development, cost reduction, and outlining and implementing corporate reform for industries such as consumer goods, food products, machinery, telecommunications, software, construction, and engineering at strategy management consulting company McKinsey & Company after graduating from university. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo; majored in business administration.