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Reijiro Samura, President and CEO, CIO

Experience in PE fund investments at Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (formerly Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation), direct investments and secondary investments as Managing Partner at Ant Capital Partners, private fund investments including other alternative investments as Director at Asset Management One Alternative Investments (formerly Mizuho Global Alternative Investments).
Joined AIC in 2016.
Presiden and CEO, Chairperson of Investment Committees of FoFs and managed accounts at AIC.

Makoto Sano, Board Director /Managing Director

Experience in a capital markets sales division at Daiwa Securities (formerly Daiwa Securities SMBC), sales and trading at SMBC Nikko Securites, other experience includes investment banking at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation.
Joined AIC in 2018.
Head of Back Section at AIC.

Motohiro Kokubu, Senior Managing Director

Experience in finance, corporate plannning and management at Kyushu Electric Power, management of PE FoFs, co-investments, mezzanine financing and investment review at Trust Capital (formerly Chuo Mitsui Capital), management of overseas gas-fired power generation business at Tokyo Gas, and development of investment monitoring system at Cool Japan Fund.
Joined AIC in 2015.
Assistant to the President and in charge of investment planning and management.

Shinji Nozu, Managing Director /CIO

Experience in individual and corporate lending business at San-in Godo Bank, consulting services for domestic and overseas financial institutions at KFi Corporation, internal auditing and planning for subsidiaries at SMBC Nikko Securities (formerly Nikko Cordial Group).
Joined AIC in 2009.
Managing Director in charge of Investment Section.
Chairperson of Investment Committees of FoFs and managed accounts at AIC.

Mina Kimijima, Managing Director /CO

Expericne in securitie analyst and management of employees pension fund plan at Dai-ichi Life Insurance, general affairs, personnel affairs, accounting, and operations related to Financial Services Agency as a General Manager at CDM, after working at AI Capital, PE fund administration, general affairs, human resources, accounting, and operations related to Financial Services Agency as a director at HS Investment.
Joined AIC in 2008.
Compliance Officer and Head of Compliance at AIC. A member of Investment Committee of FoFs and managed accounts at AIC.

Mari Okonogi, Managing Director

Experience in financial consulting at Daiwa Securities, agency outsourcing screening and administration at Gibraltar Life Insurance (formerly AIG Edison Life Insurance).
Joined AIC in 2008.
Managing Director in charge of Middle Section. A member of Investment Committees of FoFs and managed accounts at AIC.

Yuichi Nakahama, Managing Director

Experience in structured finance at Mizuho Trust and Banking corporation, M&A advisory for domestic listed and unlisted companies and PE funds at Mizuho Bank (formerly Mizuho Corporate Advisory).
Joined AIC in 2018.
Managing Director in charge of Investment Section and secondary investments.

Takahiro Kawanishi, Managing Director

Experience in Private Equity direct and fund investments at ORIX, the launch and management support of a public-private sector fund (PE Strategy) and controlling investments and minority investments (including venture investments) at the Regional Economic Revitalization Support Organization (Revic), PE fund investments (LP investments) and gatekeeper services for institutional investors at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank.
Joined AIC in 2020.
Managing Director in charge of business development.

Shinichi Tsutsui, Managing Director

Experience in hedge fund and PE fund investments at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, global infrastructure fund investments real estate fund investments at a life insurance company.
Joined AIC in 2022.
In charge of investment activities at AIC.

Yasuaki Murata, Managing Director

Experience in various alternative investments (PE funds, infrastructure funds, real estate funds, etc.), structured finance investments (leveraged finance, mezzanine finance, project finance, etc.) at Daido Life.
Joined AIC in 2022.
In charge of investment activities at AIC.

Kazuhiro Tanase, CRO

Experience in NY Treasuries, Canadian bonds, cash, and futures trading at CIBC Toronto, derivatives trading and structures at SPNB,
derivatives and trading structures at Chicago Bank and JP MORGAN CHASE (formerly BEAR STEARNS), hedge fund investments at OPTIMAL INVESTMENT.
Joined AIC in 2021.
In charge of risk control at AIC.

Yoshitaka Nishizawa, Principal

Experience in accounting tax consulting and vehicle management in the securitization of monetary claims and real estate at an audit firm.
Joined AIC in 2010.
In charge of investments mainly in credit and infrastructure funds and the management of FoFs at AIC.

Shun Yoshida, Principal

Experience in financial consulting at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, corporate companies' research as an analyst of listed companies at Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities.
Joined AIC in 2017.
In charge of investments in funds mainly in Japan markets and the management of FoFs at AIC.

Yusuke Hisamatsu, Principal

Experience in stock investments research and securities management at Dai-ichi Life Insurance, consulting services for financial institutions at Deloitte Tohmatsu Consulting.
Joined AIC in 2017.
In charge of investment related business mainly in US/European markets.

Keita Kuroshima, Principal

Experience in corporate loan business, PE fund investments, and capital policies business at Chiba Bank.
Joined AIC in 2019.
In charge of investment related business mainly in Japan markets.

Kiyoshi Shibano, Principal

Experience in corporate loans, financial product sales, etc., at The Bank of Mitsubishi UFJ (formerly The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi), fluidzing real estate, the mangagement of real estate at FinTech Global, legal affairs, corporate planning, etc. at Gordon Brothers Japan.
Joined AIC in 2019.
In charge of investment planning and management at AIC.

Hiroaki Ando, Principal

Experience in Trading companies & PE funds coverage banker in investment banking division at Nomura Securities, placement agent business at Mitsui & Co. Alternative Invstments.
Joined AIC in 2021.
In charge of investments mainly in US/European markets, the management of FoFs, secondary investments, and business develpment at AIC.

Kenta Maeda, Principal

Experience in financial consulting for corporate companies and high net worth individuals at Nomura Securities.
Joined AIC in 2016.
In charge of investment related business mainly in US/European markets.

Tsuyoshi Nakamura, Principal

Experienced in Asset Management Consulting for corporations and high-net-worth individuals, Financial Products Planning, and Discretionary Investment Management at Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd..
Joined AIC in 2020.
In charge of investments mainly in US/European markets and secondary investments at AIC.

Hyunwoong Kwon, Senior Associate

Experience in managing financial products at a financial institution.
Joined AIC in 2021.
In charge of investment related business and monitoring mainly in Japan markets.

Yutaro Okamura, Senior Associate

Experience in retail businesses and private equity fund investments at a financial institution.
Joined AIC in 2021.
In charge of investment related business and monitoring mainly in US & European markets.

Yosuke Myojin, Senior Associate

Experience in public equity and private equity investments at Daido Life.
Joined AIC in 2023.
In charge of investment related business and monitoring mainly in US & European markets.