Chief Executive, Managing Director / A1 Investments & Resources
Charlie (Kazuya) Nakamura worked for the Tokai Bank, a major Japanese bank that has merged and become the current Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, from 1991 to 2002. During that time, his major activities included corporate finance, project finance, structure finance and international trading.
In 1998, Charlie transferred to Tokai Australia Finance Corporation, Tokai Bank's Australian subsidiary. Mr Nakamura was a head of the corporate finance department for the Japanese corporations which included Toyota, Mitsubishi Corporation, Mitsui Corporation and many other major Japanese companies in Australia. In 2000, Tokai joined the project finance deal between BHP and Mitsubishi Corporation. Mr Nakamura was Tokai's representative for this deal, which was well known as the Blackwater coking coal mining project. After completion of the Blackwater project, he became involved in various resource projects and made extensive networks in Australia.