- BECON in Business Administration, University of Tokyo
Masakuni has spent over 17 years at The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Japan’s largest commercial bank. Most recently, he was a senior manager at the Strategic Advisory Office. He covered the automotive sector, proposing business ideas to large corporates to support growth strategies. His proposals helped the bank establish stronger relationships and secure better positions in future deals. Masakuni developed analytical expertise through 10 years in the research division. He led a multinational team as a chief analyst in London and contributed to business expansion in Europe through his reports to the CEOs of European headquarters and of Japan. He covered information and communications technology and the automotive sector while in Japan, and initiated a new credit assessment framework for the automotive sector.