January 20, 2020

Yasuyuki Kato, Ph.D.

Yasuyuki Kato, currently the Director of Money Design Research Institute, a Research Professor of Tokyo Metropolitan University and a Visiting Professor of Kyoto University. He has been specialized in the research and development in investment technology since he joined Nomura. He had held positions as the head of global quantitative research and a board member of Nomura before he became a professor of Kyoto University. Now he also holds positions of a member of the management board of the Government Pension Investment Fund(GPIF) of Japan, an editor of Securities Analysts Journal of Japan, etc. He wrote various books including “The Emergence of ETFs in Asia-Pacific”(2019) , “The Frontier of ESG Research”(2018) and “Investment Management in the Aging Era”(2017).