Koji Yoshihara started his career in the export division of a Japanese automotive maker. He subsequently moved to investment banking and was in the industry for more 26 years. Mr Yoshihara was mainly involved in the international capital markets and was engaged in a number of cross-border transactions between Japan and overseas countries. Mr Yoshihara is also experienced in corporate planning and management of overseas subsidiaries, and has worked in the US and Singapore. He has also worked for a Japanese environment-related company. Mr Yoshihara was in-charge of
corporate planning of Asian business, mergers and acquisitions, and is very experienced in international business, especially in Asia. Mr Yoshihara graduated with a Bachelor in Liberal Arts from the International Christian University in Tokyo.