Yasu Kanda is a Managing Director responsible for Investment Solutions Sales. He is based in Tokyo.
He joined the firm from McKinsey and Company, where he was an engagement manager. Prior to that Yasu worked at Tokio Marine Asset Management for nearly 10 years, first as the head of research of their USA entity covering Japanese institutional investors for their alternative investments and thereafter as the CEO of their London entity. He has also worked at AIFAM Inc, a hedge fund of funds based in New York and Mizuho Financial Group (International business development).
Yasu received his MBA from the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and bachelor of economics from the University of Tokyo.