Our Team

Kojiro Nojiri

Kojiro Nojiri

 

Kojiro Nojiri

Practice Areas Asset Management, Legal and Compliance, Global Markets
Education Koji received B.A. from Keio University and MBA from Southern California University, Marshall School of Business.

Previous Experience

Koji joined Akamai Financial Markets in 2007 as a Managing Director before setting up Tiglon Partners in 2008. Prior to joining Akamai he was with Russell Reynolds Associates. The former Morgan Stanley Head of Japan Equity Sales has 16 years banking experience. Prior to Morgan Stanley, Koji worked for Lehman Brothers and Nikko Securities. Fluent in English.

Junichi Wada

Junichi Wada

 

Junichi Wada

Junichi Wada

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6406 0208

Email:junichi.wada@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Global Markets, Investment Banking and Private Banking
Education Junichi Received B.A. in Economics from St. Paul University

Previous Experience

Junichi joined Tiglon Partners in August 2008. Prior to joining Tiglon, he worked at UBS Securities covering numerous Financing and M&A deals. Having worked in London, Hong Kong and Tokyo for companies such as Nomura Securities and Daiwa Securities SMBC Europe, Junichi has more than twenty years experience in Investment Banking. Fluent in English.

Kaori Takada

Kaori Takada

 

Kaori Takada

Kaori Takada

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6406 0205

Email:kaori.takada@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Asset Management, Fixed Income
Education Kaori received B.A. in British & American Literature from Tokyo Woman’s Christian University

Previous Experience

Kaori joined Tiglon Partners in March 2016. Prior to joining Tiglon Partners, she worked for executive search firm and recruitment agent specializing in financial industry, where she covered mainly Asset Management and Fixed Income. About 20 years of experience working at Bank of America Tokyo and London branch as well as working at European securities houses as an FX and derivative sales.

Keigo Shindo

Keigo Shindo

 

Keigo Shindo

Keigo Shindo

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6406 0215

Email:keigo.shindo@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Investment Banking, Real Estate, Private Equity
Education Keigo received B.A. in English from Reitaku University and Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from Salem State University in the USA

Previous Experience

Keigo was a member of Akamai Japan prior to Tiglon Partners’ inception. Prior to joining Akamai, he worked at Robert Walters Japan where he covered Investment Banking, Real Estate and Private Equity for just under five years. Having lived, worked and been educated in the USA, he is fluent in English. Certified Industrial Counselor.

Chihoko Nitoh

Chihoko Nitoh

 

Chihoko Nitoh

Chihoko Nitoh

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6869 8620

Email:chihoko.nitoh@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Medical, Pharmaceutical, Lifesciences
Education Chihoko received B.A. in Sociology from Sophia University

Previous Experience

Chihoko started career in recruitment with Executive Search firms Korn Ferry International and Russell Reynolds. Later as Manager at Thermofisher (ex Lifetechnologies) established Talent Acquisition model in Japan and recruited positions at all levels and expertise. After manager role in a US based medical company, joined Tiglon Partners in 2021.

Toshiki Oguchi

Toshiki Oguchi

 

Toshiki Oguchi

Toshiki Oguchi

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+81 3 6869 9030

Email:toshiki.oguchi@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Outside Directors, Global Markets
Education Toshiki received Bachelor of Law from Hosei University and Master of Business Administration from McGill University.

Previous Experience

Worked as a Japanese equity sales representative for institutional investors at Nikko Securities, including business for 7 years in Europe. After that, heavily involved in IR advisory business for 20 years at major global investment banks such as JPMorgan, Goldman Sachs and Barclays.

Kazuji Nakazato

Kazuji Nakazato

 

Kazuji Nakazato

Kazuji Nakazato

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+81 3 6869 2380

Email:kazuji.nakazato@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Manufacturing industry
Education Kazuji received Bachelor of Law from Dokkyo University.

Previous Experience

I have nearly 20 years of recruiter experience and more than 6 years of engineering experience. I specializes in the manufacturing industry, especially in the middle, senior, and advanced technology fields centered on the automobile and chemical fields.

Masayuki Koito

Masayuki Koito

 

Masayuki Koito

Masayuki Koito

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6406 0217

Email:masayuki.koito@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Insurance, Wealth Management, Equity Research, ESG/Engagement
Education Masayuki received B.A. in Law from Aoyama Gakuin University

Previous Experience

Masayuki joined Tiglon Partners in 2017. Prior to joining Tiglon Partners, he worked at UBS Securities as a HR Recruiter and covered Wealth Management business. Prior to that, he spent about 17 years with global executive search firms as a Researcher and Consultant at Eban, Russell Reynolds, Sheffield Haworth and Global Sage.

Makoto Yamamoto

Makoto Yamamoto

 

Makoto Yamamoto

Makoto Yamamoto

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6869 6209

Email:makoto.yamamoto@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Global Markets
Education Makoto received B.A. in Commerce from Waseda University

Previous Experience

Makoto joined Tiglon Partners in October 2020. Prior to Tiglon Partners, he worked for Nikko Securities and Morgan Stanley as a sales rep.

Tsuyokazu Shirasaki

Tsuyokazu Shirasaki

 

Tsuyokazu Shirasaki

Tsuyokazu Shirasaki

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6869 8924

Email:tsuyokazu.shirasaki@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Outside director, Fixed Income
Education Tsuyokazu graduated from Chuo University.

Previous Experience

Changed in 2001 from managing securities portfolio to sell side at a bank. Tsuyokazu joined in March 2021 after gaining experience in fixed income, foreign exchange, equity and investment banking at Credit Suisse First Boston, Merrill Lynch, UBS, Tokyo Star Bank, Shinsei Bank and CLSA.

Masayuki Sekimoto

Masayuki Sekimoto

 

Masayuki Sekimoto

Masayuki Sekimoto

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6869 9112

Email:masayuki.sekimoto@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Medical, Pharmaceutical, Lifesciences
Education Masayuki received Bachelor of Economics from Teikyo University.

Previous Experience

Masayuki has been engaged in recruiting for more than 20 years, mainly in the fields of medical and IT. He started up a new division of medical professionals at the previous company. He also managed various clients in the medical industry. He joined Tiglon Partners in 2021.

Kuniyoshi Kansaku

Kuniyoshi Kansaku

 

Kuniyoshi Kansaku

Kuniyoshi Kansaku

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6869 2067

Email:kuniyoshi.kansaku@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Pharmaceutical, Medical device, CSO / CRO / SMO / CMO
Education Kuniyoshi received Bachelor of Faculty of Law from Toyo University.

Previous Experience

Engaged in temporary staffing and recruitment at a foreign-affiliated human resources service company. Experienced recruitment interviews and recruitment seminar planning in a large-scale MR recruitment project for a foreign-affiliated CSO at a Japanese BPO company. Contributed to introducing human resources in the life science field and launching new businesses for about 10 years at a foreign-affiliated human resources service company. After that, he reached his current position after working at a Japanese executive search firm.

Yuichiro Maeda

Yuichiro Maeda

 

Yuichiro Maeda

Yuichiro Maeda

Senior Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6869 1677

Email:yuichiro.maeda@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Executives, Private equity, Consulting firm
Education Yuichiro received Bachelor of Commerce from Keio University.

Previous Experience

After working in management consulting, investment banking, and executive members of major companies, he joined Tiglon Partners in March 2021 as Chief Strategy Officer.

Teppei Oya

Teppei Oya

 

Teppei Oya

Teppei Oya

Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6406 0209

Email:teppei.oya@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Real Estate, Commercial Banking, Securities Company,Consulting Firm
Education Teppei received B.A. in Economics from Kwansei Gakuin University

Previous Experience

Teppei joined Tiglon Partners in December 2019. Previously, he worked for a major recruiting company’s executive search team where he covered finance and consulting industries. Prior to entering recruiting industry, he worked for consulting firms where he supported listed companies to formulate business strategies and also helped SMEs with their business turnaround. Teppei originally worked for one of the largest megabanks in Japan for 10 years. He was responsible for corporate sales in sales department of the head office. He also conducted research and credit examination on large corporate clients.

Ayako Toshima

Ayako Toshima

 

Ayako Toshima

Ayako Toshima

Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6406 0216

Email:ayako.toshima@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Asset Management
Education Ayako graduated from Tokyo Bunkyo Gakuen, Faculty of Design.

Previous Experience

Ayako joined Tiglon Partners in January 2018. Prior to Tiglon Partners, she worked for a Japanese Insurance company where she was engaged in bridal business for 8 years and audit for 3 years.

Yukihiro Fukuda

Yukihiro Fukuda

 

Yukihiro Fukuda

Yukihiro Fukuda

Consultant

Direct Line:+813 6406 0203

Email:yukihiro.fukuda@tiglon-partners.com

Practice Areas Global Markets, Commercial Banking
Education Yukihiro received B.A. in Economics from Gakushuin University

Previous Experience

Yukihiro joined Tiglon Partners in August 2020.Prior to Tiglon Partners, he built career in financial industry, the human resources industry. He experienced retail business at a megabank, a major securities company in the financial industry. He engaged in consulting of the adoption through advertisement business in the human resources industry.

Kana Yamazaki

Kana Yamazaki

 

Kana Yamazaki

Kana Yamazaki

Researcher

Direct Line:+813 6406 0218

Email:kana.yamazaki@tiglon-partners.com

Education Kana received B.A. in International Communication from Yamanashi Prefectural University

Previous Experience

Kana joined Tiglon Partners in April 2019. While she was in school, she has studied abroad in Australia for a year and the U.K. for a short period. She has been to more than 10 foreign countries.

Maki Miyata

Maki Miyata

 

Maki Miyata

Maki Miyata

Researcher

Direct Line:+813 6869 3853

Email:maki.miyata@tiglon-partners.com

Education Maki received Bachelor of International Relationships from Tokyo Woman’s Christian University.

Previous Experience

Maki joined Tiglon partners in April 2021. She was born and raised in Miyazaki prefecture and moved to Tokyo as soon as she entered university. She has been playing badminton for 12 years since childhood. She still belongs to the adult badminton circle and participates in the game.

Akari Fukasawa

Akari Fukasawa

 

Akari Fukasawa

Akari Fukasawa

Researcher

Direct Line:+813 6869 3871

Email:akari.fukasawa@tiglon-partners.com

Education Akari received Bachelor of International Communication from Aoyama Gakuin University.

Previous Experience

Akari joined Tiglon Partners in April 2021. When she was a university student, she acquired English Language Proficiency level 1 with self-made education. After that, she went to Canada alone and experienced English teaching assistant as an intern, at local language school.

Naoko Kajihara

Naoko Kajihara

 

Naoko Kajihara

Naoko Kajihara

Researcher

Direct Line:+81 3 6869 0728

Email:naoko.kajihara@tiglon-partners.com

Education Journalism received Associate of Airts from San Diego City College

Researcher

Joined Tiglon Partners in September 2021. Prior to Tiglon Partners, She worked for Morgan Stanely as a sales trader and Horizon Asset Management.