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Member & Partner: Social Investment Partners


Co-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.
野宮 博
Hiroshi Nonomiya(Partner, Crosspoint Advisors)
Hiroshi Nonomiya is a Representative Director at Crosspoint Advisors since 2012. Before joining Crosspoint Advisors, he was a representative director of RHJ International Japan (2005-2012), where he was responsible for sourcing investment targets, creating value for acquired companies and exiting from investments. He joined Ripplewood’s New York office in 1996 and transferred to Tokyo in 1999 to lead the foundation of Ripplewood Japan fund. Prior to joining Ripplewood, he was with Mitsubishi Corporation. Hiroshi is currently a board member of Asian Venture Philanthropy Network in Singapore, serves as a lecturer of Turnaround Management at MBA course of Waseda University. Hiroshi has a B.A. in Liberal Arts Culture from Tokyo University and an M.B.A. from INSEAD in France.
Board member 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.
鈴木 栄
Sakae Suzuki(Managing Director, KKR Capstone)
Sakae Suzuki (Tokyo) joined KKR Capstone in 2013 where he supports portfolio companies in Japan as well as in Asia. Prior to joining KKR Capstone, he was a principal at McKinsey & Company in Tokyo, where he primarily served manufacturing and service companies in topics such as operational performance improvement and global marketing over 12 years. Prior to McKinsey, Mr. Suzuki held positions at ZS Associates, Global Freight Exchange, and Gateway Japan. Mr. Suzuki holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, and a B.A. from Reed College.
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.
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.
Chikako Morimoto
Chikako Morimoto(CEO, morich inc.)
After graduating from Dokkyo University, having studied English in the Faculty of Foreign Languages, Chikako Morimoto started working for Recruit Human Resource Center (currently known as “Recruit Career Co., Ltd.”) in 1993 as a recruitment consultant, handling everything from staffing strategy consultations to hiring support at a wide range of companies, from small ventures to large-scale enterprises. In April 2012, she transferred to Recruit Executive Agent Co., Ltd. In 2017, she founded morich inc., and started working as the CEO and “All Rounder Agent”. Later that year in October, she left her former employer to focus solely on her company and clients. She also acts as a board member for NPO After School and several other corporations, acting as an adviser for some, as well as being a lecturer at Japan Mothers’ Entrepreneur College, Working Mothers’ University of Tokyo and Women’s Innovation School of Japan. She is a mother of 2 boys.
Investment / Support
Nozomi Handa
Nozomi Handa worked at Goldman Sachs, as an analyst covering electronic components / technology sector since 2016.She has Joined SIP in April, 2018. Graduated from the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Tokyo.
Executive Office Kumi Naruse
Kumi Naruse Public Relations
After having worked at a major financial institution and a television station, Kumi Naruse set out on her own to work in various fields. Her specialties are public relations, client liaisons and mediating, and she is currently the representative for several organizations; Eternal Beaute Inc., working mainly as an agent between Japanese media and overseas VIPs, Hospitality Foundation of Japan, which is a general incorporated foundation, working on social support, and TaiYou Symphony, a platform for both musical/cultural projects and social projects. She also offers her expertise in the hospitality industry. She strongly relates to the philosophy of venture philanthropy and joined SIP in February 2018. She is a graduate of Toyo Eiwa Women's University, having studied social science.
Seimi Shimoda
Seimi Shimoda
After having worked as an analyst specializing in ESG investment at Bloomberg and KPMG, Seimi Shimoda worked at Japan Fundraising Association evaluating social impact investments. She joined SIP executive office in August 2017. She holds a Masters degree in Media Design from Keio University.
Eiichi Kanda
(Senior 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)
Takashi Kobanawa
(General Manager, Food & Agri Business Planning Division, The Norinchukin Bank)
Kuniyasu Hiraiwa
(Chief Executive, NPO AFTERSCHOOL)
Ken Ito
(Visiting Research Associate, Keio University/Regional Head (East Asia), AVPN)
Masaru Shibata
(Former Vice Chairman of JP Morgan Investment Banking Department in Japan)


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