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Member & Partner: Social Investment Partners


CEO 白石 智哉
Tomoya Shiraishi(CEO / CIO, Phronesis Partners Co., Ltd.)
Tomoya is a private equity veteran started his career in 1980’s. Based on “Growth Investment Approach” that aim to realize potential of investee companies to achieve sustainable growth, he has broad investment track records in Japan, the US and Asian countries. After served as CIO of buyout investment at JAFCO, he was the head of Japan office, Permira until 2009. He dedicated himself to support regional businesses after Great East Japan Earthquake and he established Social Investment Partners (SIP), the first full-scale venture philanthropy organization in Japan in 2012 to provide financial and managerial support to social businesses. In 2014, he became Co-CEO, Phronesis Partners, buyout investment firm focusing small cap companies in Japan. A member of selection committee, Japan Venture Philanthropy Fund (JVPF). A member of national advisory board of G8 Impact Investment Task Force. A board member, NPO After-School. A bachelor of law, Hitotsubashi University in 1986.
Board member 伊藤 健
Ken Ito(Visiting Research Associate, Keio University/Regional Head (East Asia), AVPN)
After college, worked at a Japanese manufacturer and went on to obtain an MBA in the US. Returned to Japan in 2001 to join GE International. Involved in social venture development and support since 2005 as a partner at Social Venture Partners Tokyo. Visiting Research Associate at Keio University Graduate School of Media and Governance since 2010. Regional Head (East Asia), AVPN since 2014.
小林 和成
Kazunari Kobayashi(Managing Director, Capital Dynamics)
Joined Mitsubishi Corporation in 1984. More than two decades of experience in M&A and private equity investment including six years in the UK. Joined Capital Dynamics in 2010 as Global Private Equity Fund of Funds Manager, overseeing its Asian investment business. Holds a Bachelor's degree in Economics from Hitotsubashi University.
柴田 優
Masaru Shibata(Former Vice Chairman of JP Morgan Investment Banking Department in Japan)
Began career in investment banking at Goldman Sachs in 1989 providing M&A and investment advisory services in New York and Tokyo, moving on to a role as managing director at the same firm in 2001. Moved to Lehman Brothers in November 2004 and was involved in many M&A transactions in Japan and abroad. Joined JP Morgan in November 2008 as Head of Mergers & Acquisitions in Japan, becoming Vice Chairman of the Investment Banking Department in January 2010. Left JP Morgan in September of that year and became involved with Crosspoint Advisors a few months later.
高槻 大輔
Daisuke Takatsuki(Managing Director, CVC Asia Pacific Japan K.K.)
Managing Director, joined CVC in 2016. Daisuke is a member of CVC Operations team in Asia and is based in Tokyo. Prior to joining CVC, he spent over fourteen years at The Carlyle Group as a Director, leading Management and Leveraged Buy-Out transactions. Prior to that, he worked for the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund.
A board member of NPO Florence and Hattatsu Wanpaku Kai, and founding partner of Social Venture Partners Tokyo. Holds an LL.B from the University of Tokyo and an MBA from Stanford University, and is a Scott M. Johnson Fellow.
野宮 博
Hiroshi Nonomiya(Partner, Crosspoint Advisors)
Joined Mitsubishi Corporation in 1974. After receiving an MBA from INSEAD in 1981, became president of MCF Financial Services in London in 1990. Joined private equity fund Ripplewood Holdings in New York in 1996. Became representative director of RHJ International Japan in 2005, leaving in 2012 for current position.
三尾 徹
Toru Mio(CEO, Mio & Company Inc.)
In current capacity since April 2010 after previously serving as a managing director at Nikko Citigroup Limited and a representative director at Asuka DBJ Partners. Completed a Masters in International Relations from University of Tokyo Graduate School of Arts and Sciences and holds a BA in General Studies from the same school.
Managing Director Yoshi Tabuchi
Yoshi Tabuchi
Was Accelerator Manager for the Philippines at LGT Venture Philanthropy, a leading global impact investor founded by the Princely Family of Liechtenstein. First started his career in 2002 at Sojitz Corporation, specializing in the aviation industry before moving to the renewable energy sector, where he was responsible for origination and M&A deals. Holds a Masters in Business Administration from IESE Business School in Barcelona. Has worked and studied in various regions including North and South America, Europe, Africa and Southeast Asia.
Eiichi Kanda
(Managing Partner, Clifford Chance Law Office, a foreign law joint enterprise)
Shinichiro Okumoto
(President, Hokuto Inc.)
Ken Shibusawa
(Chairman, Commons Asset Management, Inc.)
Douglas Miller
(Founder, European Venture Philanthropy Network
 Chairman, Asian Venture Philanthropy Network)
Minako Hattori
(Executive Director, JP Morgan corporate communication)
Chikako Morimoto
(Executive consultant, Recruit Executive Agent)
Takashi Kobanawa
(General Manager, Food & Agri Business Planning Division, The Norinchukin Bank)
Kuniyasu Hiraiwa
(Chief Executive, NPO AFTERSCHOOL)


Pro-bono partner
(Alliance partner)
Clifford Chance Law Office
(Law firm)
Bain & Company
(Strategy consulting firm)
VOX Global Japan
(Public affairs consulting firm)
PricewaterhouseCoopers Aarata
(Tax, accounting, auditing, consulting firm)
Fund management partner Nippon Foundation
(Public interest incorporated foundation)