Kent provides in-depth analysis, research and strategic advisory services for clients in Japan. He is an entrepreneur and director of several non-profit associations, including National Parks Japan. Kent relishes in thinking of innovative ways to improve and always works to streamline these ideas.
Kent previously worked at Japan’s Ministry of Finance to address structural problems affecting Japanese society through financial and legislative regulations. He worked at the Budget Bureau, where he drafted an important law and submitted it to the Diet. He was also responsible for public finance laws and conducted administrative reforms such as reviewing special accounts while drastically overhauling and reducing government subsidies.
Earlier Kent worked at a global fintech startup as a senior manager on the corporate planning team and interned at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the Cambridge Centre for Alternative Finance.
Kent completed his Masters in Finance at the London Business School and his Masters in Corporate Law at the Faculty of Law at the University of Cambridge. He took his bachelor’s degree in law and politics at the Faculty of Law at the University of Tokyo.
- CEO, Glocal Innovation Holdings Inc. (Oct 2018-Present)
- Officer, Ministry of Finance— Government of Japan (Apr 2011-Mar 2018)
- Corporate Social Responsibility
- Government Affairs
- Research & Development
- Not for Profit
- Think Tank
- Travel & Tourism
- Cambridge University (2018)— Master of Corporate Law
- London Business School (2017)— Master in Finance
- University of Tokyo (2011)— Bachelor of Law & Politics