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Representative Director & CEO 鈴木 栄
Sakae Suzuki
Sakae made a career shift in January 2019 to dedicate 50% of his time to support NPOs and social enterprises, and another 50% to support corporations as a management consultant. Since July 2019 he assumed the role of Representative Director and CEO of SIP full time. Prior to making this shift, he led growth and value creation efforts at KKR investments as the Managing Director of KKR Capstone in Japan from 2013 to 2018. His career also includes experiences serving manufacturing clients as a Partner of McKinsey & Company, supporting pharmaceutical and healthcare businesses at ZS Associates, providing innovative transaction IT infrastructure for the air cargo industry at Global Freight Exchange, and also leading the on-line sales department at Gateway Japan. He holds a PhD in chemistry from the California Institute of Technology, and a BA from Reed College.
Representative Director 高槻 大輔
Daisuke Takatsuki(Principal, 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.
Managing Director 野宮 博
Hiroshi Nonomiya(Representative Director, 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 井上 英之
Hideyuki Inoue(Guest Associate Professor, Keio University)
After having worked for Andersen Consulting (Currently known as Accenture), Mr. Inoue joined a nonprofit organization ETIC. In 2001, he initiated “STYLE”, the first major social venture business plan competition in Japan. In 2003, he founded “Social Venture Partners Tokyo” as its Representative. His most recent publication is “How to Put Collective Into the Practice” (Diamond Harvard Business Review, Feb 2019). He received his bachelor degree from Keio University, and his master’s degree from George Washington University. He was named as a “Young Global Leader”(2009) at the World Economic Forum.
Yuki Inoue
Yuki Inoue(Co-Founder and Co-President of INNO LAB International)
After finishing her master’s degree at Keio University Graduate school, Yuki has worked to create and enhance the ecosystem of social innovation both in Japan and internationally. Through her research projects, consultancy for social entrepreneurs, and international networks and programs, she has strived to spread social entrepreneurship and frameworks for scaling social impact and systemic change.
She has been affiliated with Stanford University’s Center on Philanthropy and Civil Society, and The Peter F. Drucker School of Management at Claremont Graduate University as a Visiting Practitioner (2012-2014). With a focus on exploring the potential connection between mindfulness and social innovation, she is one of 18 Advanced “Social Presencing Theater” teachers worldwide. She is also serving as a board member of Miratuku, a nonprofit organization creating multi-stakeholder dialogue for the emerging future.
小林 和成
Kazushige Kobayashi(Senior Advisor, 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.
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.
Raymond Wong
Raymond Wong (Ritsubun Koda)
Raymond graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1990 with a B.A. in Mathematics and a B.S.E. in Finance/Decision Science from Wharton, and has spent the last 30 years of his career in the financial industry. He has worked for Deutsche Bank, Merrill Lynch, Bear Stearns and Goldman Sachs in Tokyo, New York, Hong Kong and Singapore in various product trading and sales roles until joining UBS in 2010 as co-head of structuring in Hong Kong. In 2011 he moved on to UBS Tokyo as Head of Fixed Income and Member of the Management Committee. In November 2014, he was appointed President and Representative Director of Wells Fargo Securities K.K., a position he held until his retirement in March 2021. Currently, Raymond is focusing on the activities of the R&P Foundation for Future Diversity, which he founded in 2014. He is spending his time and effort to support various organizations such iGengoLab., NPO ReBit, NPO Fair-Start, REEP Foundation, and SVP Tokyo. He has been involved with NEXUS Japan since its inception, and is a member of the organizing committee for FIT For Charity Run. His hobbies include triathlon (completed 2016 Ironman World Championship) and marathon (completed 6 major marathons in the world).
Investment / Support Team Takuma Nara
Senior Associate
Takuma Nara
While he was in university Takuma volunteered for an NPO supporting access to education to children from economically challenged households. As a new graduate he joined an independent strategy consulting firm and built his career as a consultant, providing planning and execution support to listed corporations (first section and Mothers market) in consumer goods, distribution, IT industry starting new business, as well as business due diligence for PE funds and corporations. Joined SIP in July 2020. He holds a BA from the University of Tokyo.
横山 雄祐
Senior Associate
Yusuke Yokoyama
Yusuke developed his career in tackling social issues through support to business and NPOs across the private and public sectors. Prior to joining SIP, Yusuke was a consultant at Bain & Company in Tokyo, focused on strategy, growth and transformation projects as well as business due diligences for global PE funds. Yusuke was also a member of Social Impact team in the Tokyo office managing Pro-bono projects. Prior to that, he was an assistant director at Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) stationed in Tokyo HQ, Nicaragua, Mexico, and Peru. His work included sovereign loan project for the Latin American governments, financial /non-financial support for social enterprises.
Yusuke holds MBA (Cum laude) from American University in Nicaragua and BA in Economics from Keio University.
Stanford Social Innovation Review Japan
Ai Nakajima
Ai Nakajima
Ai Nakajima is Editor-in-Chief at Stanford Social Innovation Review Japan. Ai has more than 20 years of experience in the media and publishing industry.  Before joining SSIR-J, Ai was Assistant Managing Editor at PRESIDENT Inc. While there, Ai helped President Inc. license various works abroad.  She also worked as staff writer at Nikkei Inc., the publisher of the Financial Times. Ai earned her bachelor's degree in international political science in Aoyoama Gakuin University and master's degree in International Policy Studies in Stanford University.
Arisa Ido
Community Producer
Arisa Ido
Graduated from Hitotsubashi University, joined Mori Building in 2014, and joined HuffPost Japan in 2016. She launched the "Ladies Be Open" project, providing a variety of information about women's bodies, and was also in charge of the "Suppin Diary," a diary of her life without makeup for a month. In 2018, she began working as a community producer for Forbes JAPAN mainly on community building and management for magazine features. "100% Male Childcare Leave Project" which 8 companies participated in, won the Sponsored Content Category at the 1st Internet Media Awards.
Noriko Senaha
Operations Manager
Noriko Senaha
After working for a credit card company, Noriko joined the Big Issue Japan Foundation (NPO) in 2011. She was in charge of building a support network to prevent youth homelessness, providing consultation for homeless people, making policy proposals, and overseeing overall projects including fundraising. After spending two years in the U.S., she worked at Morgan Stanley and engaged in diversity and inclusion promotion and talent development. Holds a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from Keio University.
Toshikuni Idehara
Web Officer
Toshikuni Idehara
Toshikuni Idehara graduated from Rikkyo University with a degree in sociology. Worked for 12 years at a private business and a corporation, setting up and running an e-commerce business. Later, as a web planner, Toshikuni was in charge of UX/UI design for corporate websites and application development. In 2014 Toshikuni joined AXIS in Roppongi to launch and lead their web magazine.
Executive Director Sayoko Fukushima
Sayoko Fukushima
Through her 17-years at both Swiss Bank Corporation (now UBS) and Merrill Lynch (now Bank of America) groups, Sayoko built her career in back, middle and front office roles in the Fixed Income division. She then joined Nomura Securities after a career break to pursuit higher studies. At Nomura she played key roles in global projects and as a manager of middle office teams in Operations division. In addition, she took leadership roles in Diversity & Inclusion employee volunteer network and organizational development initiatives. Joined SIP in April 2019. She holds MA from Sussex University, Institute of Development Studies (IDS).
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
(Partner, Finsbury Glover Hering)
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)
Maki Mitsui
(Managing Director, The Carlyle Group)
Koichi KT Tamura
(Senior Advisor, EY Strategy and Consulting)
Kunihiro Takahashi
(Managing Director, Head of Corporate Finance Department,
Barclays Securities Japan Limited, Investment Banking)
Tomoya Shiraishi
(CEO / CIO, Phronesis Partners Co., Ltd.)


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