As a member-based organisation, our work is only possible with the support of our volunteer committees. The Host Committee helps deliver the summit and create a memorable experience of the city for summit attendees.

Ken Aoyama

President & CEO
Samurai Capital


Tetsuji Arimori

Executive Vice President, Representative Corporate Executive Officer, Member of Board of Directors
Mitsubishi Estate


Daniel Cox

Managing Director Chief Representative – Japan


Eiji Enomoto

Representative Director, Executive Vice President
Nomura Real Estate Urban Net


Gordon Hatton

Head of Japan, Vice President
Pembroke Real Estate Japan


Yuko Ino

Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe


Harumi Kadono

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


Daniel Klebes

Partner, Head of Japan
GreenOak Investment Management


Hiroo Mori

Director and Executive Vice President
Mori Building


Tami Ooka

Managing Director
Fortress Investment Group


Seth R. Sulkin

President & CEO
Pacifica Capital


Jon Tanaka

Managing Director
Angelo Gordon International

Jon Tanaka joined Angelo, Gordon & Co. as Managing Director and Head of Japan in 2009. Angelo, Gordon & Co. was founded in 1988 and manages $28 billion including over $11 billion of opportunistic and core plus real estate funds investing in major markets globally. In Asia, the firm’s real estate team invests in China, Japan, South Korea and Singapore.
Previously, Tanaka was a Managing Director in the Deutsche Bank Group where he was responsible for property investment and portfolio management. He is a graduate of Harvard University and holds an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.

Shuji Tomikawa

Mitsui Fudosan Investment Advisors


Fred Uruma

Chairman & CEO
Touchstone Capital Management


Akio Yamashita

Representative in Japan, Managing Director
Fortress Investment Group (Japan)

Prior to joining Fortress, Yamashita was in Morgan Stanley’s Securitized Product Group where he led many financings involving corporate restructurings, a management buyout, property acquisitions, pre-REIT bridge financing, and other real estate-related financial transactions. From 1984 to 2005, Yamashita worked at the Development Bank of Japan (DBJ) where he led financings in Japan involving infrastructure, property, hospitals, and project finance. He also spearheaded the formation of a joint venture with Nomura Securities. Yamashita received a Bachelor’s degree from Hitotsubashi University in 1984 and a Master’s in Public Administration from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government.