Kiyotaka Ryu

Deputy President, Nikko Asset Management Hong Kong, Limited and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Nikko Asset Management

Kiyotaka Ryu

Deputy President, Nikko Asset Management Hong Kong, Limited and Chief Administrative Officer (CAO), Nikko Asset Management


Kiyotaka Ryu has been Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) since July 2018, and in January 2024 took on the additional role of Deputy President of Nikko Asset Management’s Hong Kong office. He is involved in managing the office, while enhancing Nikko Asset Management Group’s strategy in Asia and its relationship with the group’s office in Singapore. 

Ryu joined Nikko Asset Management in September 2007 and went on to hold key positions related to audit, such as Global Head of Internal Audit and Head of Internal Audit Department. In July 2018, he was also appointed Global Head of Internal Control, and from December 2018 (until the end of March 2022) held the roles of Chief Risk Officer and Global Head of Risk Management. From October 2021, he was also Global Head of Corporate Planning and Head of Corporate Planning Division. 

Before joining Nikko AM, he worked for KPMG Business Assurance (currently KPMG Consulting) and the KPMG Sydney Office as a financial and technology auditor and consultant and served clients from various industries including the financial sector. 

Ryu graduated from Waseda University with a Bachelor of Arts in Human Sciences and has also earned a Master of Professional Accounting Degree from the University of New South Wales. Ryu is a CPA and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. 

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