Our Leadership Team

CEO and Founder
Fumihiko Miyazawa
(Born in 1965)

March 1989
Obtained School of Commerce, Waseda University
April 1989
Joined Universal Securities Co., Ltd.
February 1995
Joined RECRM RESEARCH Co., Ltd. (Currently Raysum Co., Ltd.)
April 1999
Founded Vortex Co.,Ltd.
October 2018
Representative Director, President, and CEO, Vortex Co., Ltd. (Current position)

Director and Chairman
Tsutomu Horiuchi
(Born in 1960)

March 1984
Obtained Faculty of Law, The University of Tokyo
June 1988
Obtained Master of Law from Harvard Law School
April 1984
The Industrial Bank of Japan, Limited
April 1998
Goldman Sachs Japan Co., Ltd.
March 2005
President & CEO, Mori Building Investment Management Co., Ltd.
June 2008
Senior Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Mori Building Co., Ltd.
February 2017
Non Executive Director, LIFULL Investment Co., Ltd
June 2018
Professor and Vice President, Center for Social Investment, Tama University
April 2021
Joined Vortex Co., Ltd., Executive Officer and CCO
February 2022
Representative Director and President, 100-Year Corporate Strategy Research Institute (Current position)
April 2022
Director and Chairman, Vortex Co., Ltd. (Current position)
April 2023
Professor, Tama Graduate School of Business Management & Information Sciences (Current position)
President, Tama University Center for Sustainability Management (Current position)

Non Executive Director
Kenji Ikeda
(Born in 1948)

March 1972
Obtained Bachelor of Law from TOHOKU University
April 1972
Joined Daiwa Securities Co., Ltd.
April 2001
Transferred to Daiwa Asset Management Co., Ltd. (Currently Daiwa Asset Management Co.Ltd.)
August 2003
Transferred to NIF Ventures Co., Ltd. (Currently Daiwa Corporate Investment Co., Ltd.)
August 2005
Executive Officer, NIF Ventures Co., Ltd.
May 2008
Managing Executive Officer, Retela Crea Securities Co., Ltd.
June 2009
Managing Director, Retela Crea Securities Co., Ltd.
June 2011
Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Retela Crea Securities Co., Ltd.
June 2012
Full-time Advisor, Retela Crea Securities Co., Ltd.
March 2015
Advisor, Vortex Co., Ltd.
June 2015
Non Executive Director, Vortex Co., Ltd. (Retired on June 29, 2020)
January 2021
Non Executive Director, Vortex Co., Ltd. (Current position)

Non Executive Director
Hideyuki Kudo
(Born in 1963)

March 1987
Obtained Bachelor of Law from The University of Tokyo
May 1998
Obtained MBA from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania (Master of Business Administration)
April 1987
Joined The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Limited (Currently Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
May 2001
Manager, Advisory Department II, Investment Banking Division, Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd.
August 2003
Acquisition Group Director, Aetos Japan, LLC
May 2005
Managing Director, Aetos Japan, LLC
June 2006
President, MID Urban Development Co., Ltd. (Currently Kanden Realty & Development Co., Ltd.)
January 2007
Director and Vice Chairman, MID Urban Development Co., Ltd.
June 2007
Managing Director, Investment Division, Aetos Japan, LLC
September 2010
Managing Executive Officer and Deputy General Manager, Corporate and Product Division, Shinsei Bank, Limited (Currently SBI Shinsei Bank, Limited)
April 2011
Managing Executive Officer and General Manager, Structured Finance Division, Shinsei Bank, Limited
April 2013
Managing Executive Officer, Chief Risk Officer, and General Manager, Risk Management Division, Shinsei Bank, Limited
April 2015
Managing Executive Officer, Shinsei Bank, Limited
June 2015
Representative Director, President, Shinsei Bank, Limited
April 2021
Representative Director, President, and Chief Officer in charge of Group Planning & Finance, Shinsei Bank, Limited
February 2022
Representative Director, President, and Chief Officer, Shinsei Bank, Limited (Retired)
March 2022
Outside Board Member, SIGMAXYZ Investment Inc.
June 2022
Non Executive Director, Vortex Co., Ltd (Current position)
April 2023
Chairman and Representative Director, SIGMAXYZ Investment Inc. (Current position)

Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Keiichi Riko
(Born in 1958)

April 1981
Joined The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd. (Currently MUFG Bank, Ltd.)
January 2006
Manager, Financial Products Development, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
April 2008
Executive Officer, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd.
April 2011
Senior Managing Director, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
June 2012
Managing Director, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd.
Managing Executive Officer, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.
Director, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd.
June 2015
Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd.
June 2016
Director, Full-time Audit & Supervisory Committee Member, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd.
July 2017
Advisor, Mitsubishi UFJ Securities Holdings Co., Ltd.
September 2018
Retired from Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc.

Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Toshiki Yamagata
(Born in 1958)

April 1982
Joined Hasegawa Komuten Co., Ltd. (Currently HASEKO Corporation.)
June 1988
Obtained MBA from Drucker School of Management, Claremont Graduate University (US)
September 1997
Vice President, Haseko (Hawaii), Inc.
October 2004
Joined Sundance Resort Co., Ltd.
July 2009
Representative Director and President, Sundance Resort Co., Ltd.
November 2013
Joined MYSTAR ENGINEERING CORP.
April 2015
Representative Director and President, Soh Mechanical & Electrical Engineers Corporation, an affiliated company of MYSTAR ENGINEERING CORP.
April 2016
Representative Director and President, MYSTAR ENGINEERING CORP.
July 2018
Joined Vortex Co., Ltd., Senior Manager, Solutions Supervisory Department, Operations Division
December 2019
Executive Officer and General Manager, Operations Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.
July 2020
Executive Officer and Group General Manager, Business Supervisory Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.
June 2021
Non Executive Director, Daitobo Co., Ltd. (Current position)
August 2022
Executive Officer and General Manager, Human Resources Strategy Office, Vortex Co., Ltd.
January 2023
Executive Officer and General Manager, Human Resources Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.
January 2024
Full-time Audit & Supervisory Board Member, Vortex Co., Ltd.(Current position)

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Shunichi Sueyoshi
(Born in 1958)

April 1981
Joined Mitsubishi Corporation
April 1986
Mitsubishi Canada Limited
July 2006
Mitsubishi Corporation (Americas)
April 2013
Metal One Corporation
December 2017
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Full-time), MedPeer, Inc. (Current position)
April 2018
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Part-time), Mediplat, Inc., a subsidiary of MedPeer, Inc. (Current position)
April 2018
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member (Part-time), FitsPlus inc., a subsidiary of MedPeer, Inc. (Current position)

Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Mio Minaki
(Born in 1973)

October 2003
Prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
April 2004
Prosecutor, Osaka District Public Prosecutors Office
April 2005
Prosecutor, Fukuoka District Public Prosecutors Office
April 2014
Litigation Prosecutor, Fukuoka Legal Affairs Bureau
April 2016
Prosecutor, Tokyo District Public Prosecutors Office
April 2017
Director of Legal Department, seconded to Agriculture, forestry and fisheries Fund corporation for innovation, Value-chain and Expansion Japan (“A-FIVE”)
April 2019
Registered as attorney-at-law, Joined Minaki & Kitazawa Law Office (Current position)
June 2019
Non Executive Director, SEIKAGAKU CORPORATION (Current position)
June 2021
Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member, NITTOKU CO.,LTD. (Current position)

Executive Officer
Headquarter Chirf, Real Estate Management Business Headquarters Division
Director, Real Estate Division

Taketoshi Chiba
(Born in 1968)

January 2020
Joined Vortex Co., Ltd., Executive Officer
April 2020
Executive Officer and Deputy Director, Real Estate Division,Vortex Co., Ltd.
June 2020
Director, Vortex North America, Inc.,a subsidiary of Vortex Co., Ltd. (Current position)
July 2020
Executive Officer and Director, Real Estate Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.
December 2020
Representative Director,VR Support Co., Ltd.,a subsidiary of Vortex Co., Ltd. (Current position)
September 2023
Director,Vortex Gojinsha Building Management Co., Ltd.,a subsidiary of Vortex Co., Ltd. (Current position)
May 2024
Executive Officer, Headquarter Chirf, Real Estate Management Business Headquarters Division and Director, Real Estate Division, Vortex Co., Ltd. (Current position)

Executive Officer
General Manager, Administration Division

Takaaki Imano
(Born in 1964)

March 1989
Obtained Bachelor of Commerce from Waseda University School of Commerce
April 1989
Joined Mitsui Bank (Currently Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation)
February 2016
Joined IWAKI & CO., LTD. (Currently Astena Holdings Co., Ltd.), Managing Director and General Manager, Administration Division
December 2017
Managing Director in charge of Group Supervisory Strategy and Management, IWAKI & CO., LTD.
February 2019
Managing Director and CFO, IWAKI & CO., LTD.
March 2019
Senior Managing Director and CFO, IWAKI & CO., LTD.
February 2020
Joined RIBOMIC Inc.
March 2020
Executive Officer and Manager, Corporate Planning Department, RIBOMIC Inc.
June 2020
Board Director, Executive Officer, and General Manager, Administration Division, RIBOMIC Inc.
April 2021
Joined Vortex Co., Ltd., Executive Officer and Deputy General Manager, Administration Division
July 2021
Executive Officer and General Manager, Administration Division, Vortex Co., Ltd. (Current position)

Executive Officer
General Manager, Finance & Accounting Headquarters

Hitoshi Konakatomi

March 1995
Obtained Bachelor’s degree of Economics from Hitotsubashi University
April 1995
Joined The Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank Limited (Currently Mizuho Bank, Ltd.)
December 2005
Joined TENGUY Co.,Ltd.
April 2006
Senior Managing Director and CFO, TENGUY Co.,Ltd.
July 2011
President and Director, TENGUY Co.,Ltd.
March 2017
Joined Vortex Co., Ltd., Manager of Finance Department
October 2020
Senior Manager of Corporate Planning Division and Manager of Finance Department, Vortex Co., Ltd.
July 2021
Senior Manager of Finance & Accounting Control Department
April 2021
Director, Vortex Investment Advisors Ltd.(Current position)
April 2023
Executive Officer, General Manager of Finance & Accounting Division (Current position)
January 2024
Audit & Supervisory Board Member,Vortex Gojinsha Building Management Co., Ltd.,a subsidiary of Vortex Co., Ltd. (Current position)

Executive Officer, General Manager of Human Resources Division and Deputy General Manager of Administration Division
Ichiro Takaku
(Born in 1970)

June 2022
Joined Vortex Co., Ltd., Senior Manager, Human Resources & General Affairs, Administration Division
January 2023
Deputy General Manager, Human Resources Division and Deputy General Manager, Administration Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.
April 2023
Executive Officer, Deputy General Manager of Human Resources Division and Deputy General Manager of Administration Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.
January 2024
Executive Officer, General Manager of Human Resources Division and Deputy General Manager of Administration Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.(Current position)

Executive Officer, General Manager, Sales Division
Junichi Sasaki
(Born in 1970)

September 1990
Joined HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC.
April 1999
President and Representative Director of HIKARI TSUSHIN, INC. subsidiary (HIT, INC.)
September 2012
Joined Vortex Co., Ltd.
February 2015
Manager, Asset Management Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.
April 2018
Senior Manager, Asset Management Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.
January 2022
General Manager, Sales Headquarters, Business Management Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.
July 2023
Executive Officer, General Manager, Sales Division, Vortex Co., Ltd.(Current position)

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