Tokio Marine CEO Kanda to speak at Hamburg summit
Yasuyuki Kanda (pictured), CEO and CIO of Tokio Marine Asset Management (TMAM) is set to discuss the outlook for the Japanese economy at the Investment Europe Pan European Fund Selector Summit held in Hamburg on 7-9 October.
Kanda will argue against the commonly held view that the Japanese recovery is driven purely by central bank policies and the weaker yen. Instead, he believes that the recovery is the direct result of corporate restructuring during the previous 20 years of deflation.
Appointed as s CEO and CIO of TMAM in 2013, Kanda leads global business development and product management for traditional and alternative asset classes.
Prior to joining TMAM in 2009, Kanda managed Fund of Fund portfolios and global equity investments based in the UK, USA, and Japan for eight year and developed multiple cross-border business in the Japanese financial industry. He commenced his career in 1995 at Mizuho Financial Group where he developed experience in corporate finance and structured bond origination based in the UK and Japan.