Hiroshi Yoh joined Nikko Asset Management in November 2022 as Executive Corporate Officer, Chief Investment Officer and Global Head of Investment. He is responsible for directing all of the firm's investment management activities globally.
With 33 years of experience in the asset management industry, Yoh has served in offices throughout Asia of major global and Japanese players, where he held key roles including CEO, CIO, Portfolio Manager and Strategist. Prior to joining Nikko Asset Management, he was President of Franklin Templeton Japan Co., Ltd., and CEO and CIO of Tokio Marine Asset Management International. As a portfolio manager, Yoh has managed Japanese Equity, Asia equity, global emerging market equity, Asia multi-asset balanced funds, as well as private equity and hedge funds with excellent track records. Most recently, he was CIO at Asset Management One in Singapore since December 2019.
In December 2021, Yoh was named as one of 25 Leaders in the Asian asset management Industry over last 25 years for his outstanding contributions, according to industry publication Asia Asset Management.
He earned a Master of Economics, with a major in International Trade and Finance from the Graduate School of Business Administration and Political Science at Tsukuba University in 1989, and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard Business School in 2010. He is also a Chartered Member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan (CMA).