Local capital, global opportunities

The PERE Network Tokyo Forum will be returning in September 2024. Join us to better understand Japanese investor needs so you can pivot your strategies and become more agile in the regional market.

Expand your network, gain actionable insight, and escalate your fundraising potential by connecting with global real estate’s most active private real estate investors and managers.

Determine the future direction of outbound and domestic capital flows.

Buy your PERE Network membership and join us at the Tokyo Forum next September.

Year-on-year institutional investors including:

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PERE Japan Korea Week

The PERE Network’s Tokyo Forum is part of PERE Japan Korea Week, connecting global fund managers with the biggest institutional investors in Japan and Korea.

Expand your network and advance your fundraising with access to private real estate opportunities in the region.

Learn how you can attend both the Seoul Forum and Tokyo Forum here.

Why attend Tokyo Forum?

Boost your fundraising

Discover Japanese investor needs and align your investment strategies with their allocation appetite.

Gain strategic insight

Understand the core sectors and strategies that investors will focus on in 2024 and beyond.

Better connections 

Set up pre-event meetings and continue the conversation after the Forum with your membership to PERE Network. Gain access to 1,200+ investors and managers globally, regular monthly insights and online meetings with fellow industry leaders.

2023 Keynote speaker

From Oslo to Tokyo: Insights into Norges Bank Investment Management’s strategies navigating global markets

Join Taiyo Taimi, Head of Asia, Unlisted Real Estate at Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), for insights on portfolio resilience strategies during market uncertainty and NBIM’s investment approaches.

 

Discover how NBIM identifies investment opportunities while managing risks, ensuring growth, and their commitment to sustainability by integrating environmental considerations into their decision-making process, with an emphasis on green certificates in their investment framework.

Taiyo Taimi
Head of Asia, Unlisted Real Estate
Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM)

 

2023 speakers

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Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services. 

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

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Our 2023 speaking faculty included

Interested in speaking at PERE Tokyo Forum? Please contact Rida Shaikh today.

Edward Clough

Managing Director, Octopus Investments

Kevin Cullinan

Managing Director, Co-Head of Credit Strategies and Head of Originations, Mack Real Estate Group

Franco Famularo

Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Ohana Real Estate Investors

Mark Fischer

Global Head of Real Estate and Co-Founder, Qualitas

Tetsuya Fujita

Tetsuya Fujita

Country Manager and Managing Director, CBRE Investment Management

Tom Graham

Senior Investment Director, Real Asset Investment Specialists, Aviva Investors

James Haines

James Haines

General Manager and Head of Global Real Estate Structured Debt, Aozora Bank

Masanori Hosokawa, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

Masanori Hosokawa

General Manager, Responsible Investment Office, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

Hank Hsu

Chief Executive Officer, Forest Logistics Properties

Atsuko Iino

Head of Alternative Investment, Asset Management Department, National Pension Fund Association

Maya Ito

Partner, Nishimura & Asahi

Takeshi Ito

Senior Investment Officer & Chief Operation Officer, AISIN Employees' Pension Fund

Laurent Jacquemin

Head of Asia-Pacific, Real Assets, AXA IM Alts

Mattias Karnell

Director, Teneo Partners Japan

Shinji Kawano, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Shinji Kawano

General Manager, Head of Alternative Investment, Global Investment Department, Tokio Marine Holdings

Tomoko Kitao, Hamilton Lane

Tomoko Kitao

Managing Director, Japan Representative , Hamilton Lane

Ethan Koh

Global Head of Research Operations, PEI Group

Sue Kolasa

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Peter Lesburg

Managing Director, Global Head of Capital Markets, Realterm

Isabella Lo

Managing Director, Principal – Investments & Head of Japan, Gaw Capital

Chikako Matsumoto Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Chikako Matsumoto

Executive Officer, General Manager, ESG Strategy and Solutions Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Yasutoshi Miyamoto

General Manager, Finance and Investment Planning Department, ESG Investment Strategy Office, Nippon Life Insurance Company

Taro Ogai

Managing Director and Head of International Investments, WTW

Atsushi Ogata

Executive Officer, Overseas Business Division, Nomura Real Estate Development

Kenjiro Okazaki, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company

Kenjiro Okazaki

General Manager, Responsible Investment Department, The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company

Hidetoshi Ono

Country Head - Japan, Tsao Family Office

Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

Daniel Schapiro

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Credit, CIM Group

Michael Sheffield

Head of Diversified Funds and Fund Manager, Dexus Wholesale Property Fund (DWPF)

Chris Spalding

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Taiyo Taimi

Head of Asia, Norges Bank Investment Management

Ayaka Takimoto, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ayaka Takimoto

Executive Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Junichi Tanak, Sumitomo Life Insurance

Junichi Tanaka

General Manager, Responsible Investment, Sumitomo Life Insurance

Takako Tokinaga

Product Manager/Real Asset Group Fund Research and Development Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB)

Kilian Toms

Managing Director, Real Estate Partners Strategy, CBRE Investment Management

Kazunari Yaguchi

Senior Executive Officer and Head of Real Estate Investment Department, Japan Post Bank

Tadashi Yamaguchi

Head of Japan Office, CIM Group

Atsunori Yamaura, Russell investments

Atsunori Yamaura

 Director, Russell investments

Hideki Yano

Executive Director, REVOLUTION

Thought leadership, branding and networking opportunities

Be part of thought-provoking discussions with leading institutional investors, fund and asset managers, developers, advisers, and strategic partners. Sponsorship gives you:

  • VIP access
  • Thought-leadership opportunities
  • High-profile branding
  • And much more …

For exclusive sponsorship packages, contact Nick Hayes, our Global Business Development Director of Real Estate at nick.h@pei.group

2023 agenda

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2023 attendee list

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2022 post-event report

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THE NETWORK FOR GLOBAL REAL ESTATE

Make better connections at the Tokyo Forum and beyond

The PERE Network is a year-round program of networking and content that enhances the experience of our members at the PERE Tokyo Forum.

Members can connect with more than 1,200 investors and managers throughout the year, setup pre-meetings with those attending the Forum, meet in-person on the day, or pick up a conversation after the Forum:

  1. Find investors who match your investment strategies and set up meetings ahead of the event on our membership platform.
  2. Get personalised introductions to investors that fit your profile from our dedicated networking team before, during, and after the event.
  3. Access unique, critical insights exclusive to members throughout the year along with preferential rates to attend any event within the global PERE portfolio

PERE Network Members list

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PERE Network Content Calendar

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Our network makes decisions that shape markets

Explore opportunities with investors from across the globe today with access to the most influential private real estate network.

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Tokyo Forum attendees get more

By attending the Tokyo Forum you will join real estate’s most influential global community, PERE Network. Membership will give you access to:

  • PERE Connect – our new tailored networking service
  • Content and insights to drive better decisions
  • Access to the investor directory
  • And much more …

Talk to our team to find out how the Forum and the PERE Network membership can help grow your firm.

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PERE Global Events

Join our events globally to gain access to in-depth content, insights, and in-person networking opportunities with institutional investors. Contact our team to learn more.

 

Institutional Investors at PERE Tokyo Forum 2023

Complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the PERE Network’s Tokyo Forum.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services.

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

Apply for your complimentary investor pass

Meet Japanese institutional investors including:

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Investors at PERE Tokyo Forum 2023

The forum is the largest meeting place for institutional and private investors, and other members of the real estate community in Japan.

Check out the benefits of joining the conference and who among your peers you will be joining. Apply for a complimentary pass for your or your team today.

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Meet the biggest global funds

Network and arrange one-to-one meetings with the biggest and leading real estate managers before, during and after the event.

Network with your peers

Connect with your peers and understand their strategies and allocation approach to real estate.

Get the latest insights

Discuss the opportunities and challenges your peers are facing in the market.

Explore opportunities

Find investment opportunities across traditional and emerging sectors.

Apply for a complimentary Institutional Investor pass

A limited number of complimentary passes are available for allocators and institutional investors to join the event.

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services. 

Apply for a pass and a member of our team will follow up with you to secure your pass.

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ローカル資本、グローバルな機会

2024年9月に開催されるPERE Tokyo Forum」で、日本の投資家のニーズを理解しましょう。

グローバルに活躍する不動産投資家、投資運用会社と交流することで、ネットワークを広げ、実用的な知見を獲得し、資金調達の可能性を広げましょう。

アウトバウンドや国内資本の流れ、将来の方向性を見極めましょう。

今すぐご登録ください

資金調達力の強化

日本の投資家ニーズを把握し、投資戦略を投資家のアロケーション意欲と一致させます。

戦略的洞察の獲得

2023年以降に投資家が注目するであろう主要セクターと戦略を理解しましょう。

より深い交流する場

PEREネットワークの会員になり、イベント前のミーティングを設定し、フォーラム終了後も会話を継続しましょう。1,000人以上の世界中の投資家や運用会社と交流し、月例市場洞察を毎月受け取り、業界リーダーとのオンラインミーティングに参加できます。

「PERE Tokyo Forum」でもっと素晴らしい交流を

参加者は全員、「PERE Tokyo Forum」のネットワーキング体験をさらに充実させるために作成されたプラットフォーム、「PERE Network」の12ヶ月会員権を取得します。

会員は、年間を通じて1,200人以上の投資家や運用会社と交流し、フォーラム参加者との事前ミーティングを設定したり、当日に直接会ったり、 フォーラム後に会話を再開したりすることができます。

詳しく読む

機関投資家向け無料参加パスを申し込む

限定数となりますが、本イベントでは、アロケーターや機関投資家を対象とした無料な参加パスのご用意があります。

投資家向け参加パスは、財団、基金、保険会社、シングルファミリーオフィス、政府系ファンド、積極的に出資を行う年金基金に限定され、第三者による資金調達活動を行わず、助言やコンサルティングサービスに対する手数料を徴収していないことが条件となります。

お申し込みいただいた方には、弊社担当者よりパスの確保についてご連絡差し上げます。

今すぐ申し込む

View the 2023 agenda

Download the 2023 agenda to see the trends shaping Japanese investors’ allocation strategies and markets across the region.

Have a topic that you would like to discuss on the agenda? Contact Rida Shaikh today.

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Day 1 Day 2
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Agenda

PERE Tokyo Forum - Grand Opening Cocktails - Wednesday 20th

Grand Opening Cocktails
18:00 - 20:00

Grand Opening Cocktails (by invitation only)

Agenda

PERE Tokyo Forum - Thursday 21st

All times in JST/ UTC+9 (Simultaneous translation between Japanese and English provided)
09:00 - 10:00

Investor breakfast briefing (invitation only)

Atsunori Yamaura

A closed-door breakfast briefing for institutional investors. By invitation only.

Atsunori Yamaura, Russell investments

Atsunori Yamaura

 Director, Russell investments

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09:30 - 10:00

Registration and coffee

10:00 - 10:10

PERE welcome and opening remarks

Tetsuya Fujita
Tetsuya Fujita

Tetsuya Fujita

Country Manager and Managing Director, CBRE Investment Management

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10:10 - 10:20

Keynote speech – From Oslo to Tokyo: Insights into Norges Bank Investment Management’s strategies navigating global real estate markets [Jap]

Taiyo Taimi

Learn about portfolio resilience strategies and adapting your investment approaches according to different real estate markets. Discover how NBIM identifies opportunities and manages risk in global real estate markets, while prioritizing sustainability.

A speaker photo for Taiyo Taimi

Taiyo Taimi

Head of Asia, Norges Bank Investment Management

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10:20 - 10:30

Presentation – The PERE analysis of global private real estate fundraising trends [Eng]

Ethan Koh
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Ethan Koh

Global Head of Research Operations, PEI Group

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10:30 - 11:05

Keynote panel: Industry leaders predict domestic and worldwide trends for next 5 years [Eng]

Christie Ou, Michael Sheffield , Hideki Yano, Sue Kolasa
  • What are the top trends to look out for in global real estate and how you can refine your investment strategy
  • Prepare for the challenges ahead by understanding risks in private real estate; protect your portfolio from imminent threats of economic recession and bankruptcies in banking
  • How you can make “smarter” investments; a deep dive into the strengthening relationship between tech and property
Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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A speaker photo for Michael Sheffield

Michael Sheffield

Head of Diversified Funds and Fund Manager, Dexus Wholesale Property Fund (DWPF)

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A speaker photo for Hideki Yano

Hideki Yano

Executive Director, REVOLUTION

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A speaker photo for Sue Kolasa

Sue Kolasa

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, J.P. Morgan Asset Management

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11:05 - 11:40

Investor Panel: Investors compare appetite for real estate and their gameplan to tackle market uncertainty [Jap]

Kazunari Yaguchi, Ayaka Takimoto, Tadashi Yamaguchi, Shinji Kawano
  • How will the scale of commitments to real estate funds change in the coming years? Which subsectors are getting a commitment boost and which ones are on the chopping block?
  • What are the most pressing concerns for institutional investors making allocation decisions?
  • How can fund managers better cater to local asset owners?
A speaker photo for Kazunari Yaguchi

Kazunari Yaguchi

Senior Executive Officer and Head of Real Estate Investment Department, Japan Post Bank

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Ayaka Takimoto, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ayaka Takimoto

Executive Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency

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A speaker photo for Tadashi Yamaguchi

Tadashi Yamaguchi

Head of Japan Office, CIM Group

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Shinji Kawano, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Shinji Kawano

General Manager, Head of Alternative Investment, Global Investment Department, Tokio Marine Holdings

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11:40 - 12:10

Networking coffee break

12:10 - 12:45

Panel: Looking towards the West for the most rewarding investment opportunities [Eng]

Peter Lesburg, Tom Graham, Maya Ito, Edward Clough, Kilian Toms
  • What are the hottest real estate investment destinations outside of Asia? A deep dive into country market performance and a sector-by-sector analysis of return on investment
  • Innovative partnership structures: how should Japanese investors structure their investments in the next deal they make with a global fund manager?
  • Working together in harmony; what are the differences in practices and culture, and how should new funds in the market adapt their pitch to suit Japanese investors?
A speaker photo for Peter Lesburg

Peter Lesburg

Managing Director, Global Head of Capital Markets, Realterm

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A speaker photo for Tom Graham

Tom Graham

Senior Investment Director, Real Asset Investment Specialists, Aviva Investors

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A speaker photo for Maya Ito

Maya Ito

Partner, Nishimura & Asahi

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A speaker photo for Edward Clough

Edward Clough

Managing Director, Octopus Investments

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A speaker photo for Kilian Toms

Kilian Toms

Managing Director, Real Estate Partners Strategy, CBRE Investment Management

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12:45 - 13:05

Fireside Chat – How overseas investors view the domestic Japanese real estate market [Eng]

Hidetoshi Ono, Isabella Lo, Christie Ou
  • Looking inwards at the domestic real estate market; understanding its opportunities and challenges
  • What’s needed to turn Japan into a top-tier investment hub for domestic and overseas investors?
  • Which sectors are being developed and supported by government incentives?
A speaker photo for Hidetoshi Ono

Hidetoshi Ono

Country Head - Japan, Tsao Family Office

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A speaker photo for Isabella Lo

Isabella Lo

Managing Director, Principal – Investments & Head of Japan, Gaw Capital

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Christie Ou

Christie Ou

Senior Reporter, PERE

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13:05 - 14:05

Networking lunch break

14:05 - 14:40

Panel: How the real estate debt strategy can protect your portfolio from downside risk [Eng]

Daniel Schapiro, James Haines, Tomoko Kitao , Kevin Cullinan, Chris Spalding, Franco Famularo
  • How has the deal flow changed in this sub-asset class, and what that means for the future?
  • Why is the investor appetite growing for real estate debt?
  • How do you position real estate debt within a multi-asset portfolio?
A speaker photo for Daniel Schapiro

Daniel Schapiro

Managing Director and Head of Real Estate Credit, CIM Group

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James Haines

James Haines

General Manager and Head of Global Real Estate Structured Debt, Aozora Bank

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Tomoko Kitao, Hamilton Lane

Tomoko Kitao

Managing Director, Japan Representative

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A speaker photo for Kevin Cullinan

Kevin Cullinan

Managing Director, Co-Head of Credit Strategies and Head of Originations, Mack Real Estate Group

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A speaker photo for Chris Spalding

Chris Spalding

Partner, Morrison & Foerster

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A speaker photo for Franco  Famularo

Franco Famularo

Partner and Chief Investment Officer, Ohana Real Estate Investors

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14:40 - 14:50

Presentation: A comprehensive guide to understanding the Australian real estate debt market [Eng]

Mark Fischer

Gain insight into the Australian real estate debt market: examine the key trends, analyse each sector, and unravel how its evolution is shaping the investment opportunities available for investors.

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Mark Fischer

Global Head of Real Estate and Co-Founder, Qualitas

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14:50 - 15:25

Panel: Seek no further than Asia-Pacific, the region’s recovery and emerging opportunities [Eng]

Mattias Karnell, Laurent Jacquemin, Hank Hsu, Atsushi Ogata
  • Locate the fastest growing cities and sectors within Asia
  • Investigate the risk/ return profiles of different regions
  • What’s the beginner’s way into a fast-growing Asia-focused portfolio?
A speaker photo for Mattias  Karnell

Mattias Karnell

Director, Teneo Partners Japan

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A speaker photo for Laurent Jacquemin

Laurent Jacquemin

Head of Asia-Pacific, Real Assets, AXA IM Alts

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A speaker photo for Hank Hsu

Hank Hsu

Chief Executive Officer, Forest Logistics Properties

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A speaker photo for Atsushi  Ogata

Atsushi Ogata

Executive Officer, Overseas Business Division, Nomura Real Estate Development

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15:25 - 15:45

Networking coffee break

15:45 - 16:20

Investor Panel: What are Japanese pension funds looking for in the year of 2024? [Jap]

Taro Ogai, Atsuko Iino, Takako Tokinaga, Takeshi Ito
  • To allocate or over-allocated? Are Japanese pension funds looking to make new commitments?
  • What are the unique needs of pension funds and how fund managers can accommodate them i.e. diversification, liquidity, etc.
  • What’s the preferred method for Japanese pension funds to access the asset class: co-investments or direct?
A speaker photo for Taro  Ogai

Taro Ogai

Managing Director and Head of International Investments, WTW

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A speaker photo for Atsuko  Iino

Atsuko Iino

Head of Alternative Investment, Asset Management Department, National Pension Fund Association

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A speaker photo for Takako  Tokinaga

Takako Tokinaga

Product Manager/Real Asset Group Fund Research and Development Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (MUTB)

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A speaker photo for Takeshi  Ito

Takeshi Ito

Senior Investment Officer & Chief Operation Officer, AISIN Employees' Pension Fund

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16:20 - 16:55

Investor Panel: The Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance of Japanese insurers discuss valuations [Jap]

Junichi Tanaka, Kenjiro Okazaki, Masanori Hosokawa, Yasutoshi Miyamoto, Chikako Matsumoto
  • Hear from Japanese members of the UN-convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance on how you can decarbonise your portfolio
  • What is the relationship between a fund’s carbon emissions and its performance or valuation?
  • What advice would the members give to other asset owners and managers who are just starting out on their net-zero journeys?
Junichi Tanak, Sumitomo Life Insurance

Junichi Tanaka

General Manager, Responsible Investment, Sumitomo Life Insurance

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Kenjiro Okazaki, Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company

Kenjiro Okazaki

General Manager, Responsible Investment Department, The Dai-ichi Life Insurance Company

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Masanori Hosokawa, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

Masanori Hosokawa

General Manager, Responsible Investment Office, Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance Company

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A speaker photo for Yasutoshi  Miyamoto

Yasutoshi Miyamoto

General Manager, Finance and Investment Planning Department, ESG Investment Strategy Office, Nippon Life Insurance Company

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Chikako Matsumoto Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Chikako Matsumoto

Executive Officer, General Manager, ESG Strategy and Solutions Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

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16:55 - 18:30

Closing remarks (followed by Networking Cocktails)

Our leading advisory board in 2023

Interested in speaking at PERE Tokyo Forum? Please contact Rida Shaikh today.

Ryuichi Horie

Co-founder and CEO , CSR Design Green Investment Advisory

Akihisa Hoshino

Akihisa Hoshino

Associate General Manager, Alternative Funds Investment Department, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank

Atsuko Iino

Head of Alternative Investment, Asset Management Department, National Pension Fund Association

Harumi Kadono

Head of Fund Management Department and Managing Director, IDERA Capital Management

Shinji Kawano, Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance

Shinji Kawano

General Manager, Head of Alternative Investment, Global Investment Department, Tokio Marine Holdings

Taro Ogai

Managing Director and Head of International Investments, WTW

Hidetoshi Ono

Country Head - Japan, Tsao Family Office

Ayaka Takimoto, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Ayaka Takimoto

Executive Director, Japan Science and Technology Agency

Kazunari Yaguchi

Senior Executive Officer and Head of Real Estate Investment Department, Japan Post Bank