Akira is Chairman of Daiwa Energy & Infrastructures since 2019. He also became Managing Executive Officer of Daiwa Securities Group and CEO of Daiwa Securities Realty in 2021.
Akira began his career at Marubeni in 1986, engaging in domestic and overseas real estate development and the management of developed real estate. In 2003, he became CEO of the management company of Nippon Residential Investment Corporation (now Advance Residence Investment Corporation), Japan’s first listed REIT specializing in housing. He became CEO of Daiwa Real Estate Asset Management in 2010.
Akira has an engineering science degree from Osaka University.