Impact Investing Advisor


Yoshitaka is passionate about empowering and working with young leaders who are building the future. He has significant work experience in impact investing/venture philanthropy.

East Asia

He currently invests in and provides strategic and operational support for mission-driven organizations through his work with a foundation and start-up organizations. He has invested in and supported many social enterprises/entrepreneurs in Asia (Japan and the Philippines) through a venture philanthropy fund and foundations including LGT Impact, a global impact investor-owned by the princely family of Lichtenstein.

In addition to the above experiences, he took on the role of judge for the MIT inclusive innovation challenge 2019. Prior to delving deeper into impact investing, he held a position in commercial aviation finance and business development/investment in renewable energy projects, leading origination and M&A deals for large-scale solar power projects.

Yoshi holds an MBA from IESE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. Originally from Japan, he has worked and studied in various regions including Japan, the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Southeast Asia.