Tomoko Kitao

Managing Director, Relationship Management
Tomoko is a Managing Director at Hamilton Lane, where she heads the firm’s Tokyo office, and is responsible for client management and development of the firm’s client relationships in Japan.

Prior to joining Hamilton Lane in 2012, Tomoko was Chief Manager in the International Credit Division of the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. Previously, she was Senior Manager in the Structured Finance Division, where she was responsible for managing a portfolio of global private equity fund investments and  had extensive experience in the New York and London offices of the bank’s Credit Division.

Tomoko received a B.A. from International Christian University. She is a Chartered Financial Analyst and a member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society Japan. 

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Japan Snapshot: Trends and Opportunities

How has private markets investing activity in the world's third largest economy evolved? Managing Director, Tomoko Kitao, discusses the investment landscape and opportunities in Japan in this video.

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