Board Members

Board Members

Hiroyuki Sugimoto
Chairman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Co-President and Director
Hiroyuki SugimotoHiroyuki Sugimoto
Kawasaki Sogo High School of Science, Department of Computer Science and Engineering
  • 1997Toko Mansion Center Corporation (currently TFD Corporation)
  • 2001Founded S-Grant Corporation (became president of the company)
  • 2017Chairman of the Board
  • 2022Chairman of the Board, Group Executive Officer and CEO of the Company, and Director of SYLA Co., Ltd.(to present)
Yoshiyuki Yuto
Chief Operating Officer (COO), Co-President and Director
Yoshiyuki YutoYoshiyuki Yuto
Utsunomiya University, Faculty of Engineering, Department of Construction, Architecture Course
  • 2001Nisshin real estate co.
  • 2004S-Grant Corporation
  • 2010Founded the company and SYLA Co., Ltd
  • 2017(Representative Directors of both companies)
  • 2022Representative Director, Group Executive Officer and COO of the Company and Representative Director and CEO of SYLA Co., Ltd.(to present)
Takahide Watanabe
Director
Takahide WatanabeTakahide Watanabe
Waseda University, School of Law
  • 2008S-Grant Corporation
  • 2009NEC Soft, Ltd.
  • 2011Nikkiso Co.
  • 2017Director of the Company (to present)
  • 2020Director of SYLA Co., Ltd(to present)
  • 2022Director, Group Executive Officer and CSO
  • 2024Managing Director, Head of Administration of CUMICA CORPORATION(to present)
Takeshi Fuchiwaki
Chief Growth Officer (CGO) and Director
Takeshi FuchiwakiTakeshi Fuchiwaki
M.S. in Supply Chain Management, Pennsylvania State University
  • 2009PricewaterhouseCoopers K.K.
  • 2010GE Healthcare Japan Corporation
  • 2012GE Healthcare Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • 2016GE Healthcare Japan Corporation
  • 2022Group Executive Officer and Representative Director of SYLA Solar Inc.
Takuya Hanada
Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
Takuya HanadaTakuya Hanada
B.A. Waseda University, School of Social Sciences
  • 1998Chuo Audit Corporation (Misuzu Audit Corporation)
  • 2007Nomura Securities Co.,Ltd.
  • 2023Group Executive Officer, General Manager of Administration Division
  • 2024Group Executive Officer, CFO, General Manager of Administration Division of the Company (to present)
Taku Okawa
Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Taku OkawaTaku Okawa
B.A. in Economics, Kyoto University
  • 2005NRI Netcom, Inc.
  • 2011Enigmo Inc.
  • 2021Group Executive Officer and CTO
Shinsuke Nuriya
Chief Investment Officer (CIO)
Shinsuke NuriyaShinsuke Nuriya
B.A. in Commerce, Keio University
M.S. in Sustainability Management, Columbia University
  • 2011BofA Securities Japan Securities Company, Ltd.
  • 2012Blackstone Group Japan
  • 2017Director of Crowd Realty, Inc.
  • 2019Director of Patience Capital Group Pte Ltd.
  • 2021Director of Kyash Inc.
  • 2022Group Executive Officer and CIO(to present)
Tohru Masago
Chief Legal Officer (CLO)
Tohru MasagoTohru Masago
University of California at Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D.,
Osaka University, Faculty of Law, LLB.
  • 1993Kelley Drye & Warren
  • 1995Pillsbury Madison & Sutro
  • 1999Cargill Investments Japan Ltd.
  • 2001Deutsche Securities Limited, Tokyo Branch/Deutsche Bank AG, Tokyo Branch
  • 2005Lehman Brothers Real Estate Japan Limited,Senior Vice President
  • 2006Citigroup Global Markets Japan Inc., Markets Head of Real Estate Finance
  • 2012Citibank, N.A., Tokyo Branch, Corporate Bank Head of Corporate Finance and Real Estate
  • 2023Group Exective Officer and CSFO
  • 2024Group Exective Officer and CLO (to present)
Shin Azuma
Chief Realestate Finance Officer (CRFO)
Shin AzumaShin Azuma
B.A. in Economics Kokugakuin University
  • 2005Daitokyo Shinyokumiai
  • 2022Senior Manager, Finance Unit, SYLA Co.
  • 2024Executive Officer, Senior Manager, Finance Unit of the Company
  • 2024Group Exective Officer and CRFO (to present)
Kyohei Kubo
Chif Communication Officer (CCO)
Kyohei KuboKyohei Kubo
Kokusaibunka Technical College of Hairdesign
  • 2009ASOBISYSTEM Co., Ltd.
  • 2016Investors Cloud Inc. (now Robot Home Inc.)
  • 2024Group Exective Officer and CCO (to present)
Tomoyoshi Uranishi
Independent Director
Tomoyoshi UranishiTomoyoshi Uranishi
B.A. in Economics, The University of Tokyo
  • 1974Ministry of Finance
  • 1997Minister at the British Embassy in Japan
  • 2000Financial Supervisory Agency (FSA), Counselor (Equivalent to Deputy Director-General, in charge of Supervisory Bureau)
  • 2001Director General of Yokohama Customs
  • 2002Deputy Director General, Customs and Tariff Bureau
  • 2003Executive Officer, Director and Managing Executive Officer, Tokyo Stock Exchange
  • 2013Director and Senior Managing Executive Officer, BICCAMERA INC.
  • 2019Advisor
  • 2020Outside Director(to present)
Ferdinand Groenewald
Independent Director
Ferdinand GroenewaldFerdinand Groenewald
University of South Africa (UNISA), B.A.
  • 2016FINANCIAL CONSULTING STRATEGIES, LLC,
  • 2018PHAROS ADVISORS, Vice President, Finance
  • 2019MUSCLE MAKER GRILL, CFO
  • 2022Outside Director(to present)
Keiji Torii
Independent Director
Keiji ToriiKeiji Torii
B.A. in Economics, Keio University
  • 1971The Dai-Ichi Bank, Ltd.
  • 2000Managing Director, Dai-Ichi Kangyo Bank, Ltd.
  • 2004Executive Vice President, Mizuho Financial Group, Inc.
  • 2005Executive Vice President, Mizuho Information & Research Institute, Inc.
  • 2009External Corporate Auditor, ITOCHU Corporation
  • 2015Adviser, SYLA Co.
  • 2018Corporate Auditor
  • 2020Corporate Auditor, SYLA Co., Ltd.(to present)
  • 2022Outside Corporate Auditor of the Company
  • 2023Outside Director(to present)
Yozo Tachibana
Independent Director
Yozo TachibanaYozo Tachibana
B.A. in Policy Studies, Keio University
  • 1994SALOMON BROTHERS SECURITIES INC.
  • 1999Goldman Sachs
  • 2010Merrill Lynch Japan Securities Co., Ltd.
  • 2012President and Representative Director of Rakuten Baseball, Inc.
  • 2015Vice Chairman and Representative Director of Crimson Football Club Inc. (Currently Rakuten Vissel Kobe Inc.)
  • 2017President and Representative Director of Rakuten Vissel Kobe, Inc.
  • 2020Chairman of Taiwan Rakuten Monkeys
  • 2022President and Representative Director of PROSPER Inc. (to present), President and Representative Director of Shiogama Port (to present)
  • 2023Outside Director(to present)
Stuart Gibson
Independent Director
Stuart GibsonStuart Gibson
  • 1998Country head, Prologis Japan
  • 2003Co-Founder and Co-CEO, AMB BlackPine Ltd.
  • 2006the Chairman of the Advisory Committee of AMB Property Corporation Japan
  • 2006CEO, Redwood Group Japan Ltd.
  • 2016CEO of ESR LTD. (Redwood Group Japan Ltd. rebranded) and Co-Founder and Co-CEO of ESR Group Limited (to present)
  • 2016Representative Director of ESR REIT Management Ltd. (to present)
  • 2023Outside Director(to present)
Ikuo Yoshida
Corporate Auditor (full-time)
Ikuo YoshidaIkuo Yoshida
M.S., Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • 1983Tokyo Shibaura Denki Kabushiki Kaisha(now Toshiba Corporation)
  • 2008Management Transformation Expert, Toshiba Solutions Corporation
  • 2012General Manager, Corporate Audit Office
  • 2014Standing Corporate Auditor, Toshiba Solutions Sales Corporation
  • 2017Standing Corporate Auditor, Toshiba Digital Solutions Corporation
  • 2021Standing Corporate Auditor of the Company and SYLA Co.
  • 2022Outside Corporate Auditor (full-time) of the Company(to present), Corporate Auditor of SYLA Co.,Ltd. (full-time) and SYLA Solar Inc.(to present)
Yoshihide Sugimoto
Corporate Auditor
Yoshihide SugimotoYoshihide Sugimoto
B.A. in Law, Waseda University
  • 2011Legal Partners Law Office was established(currently Anshin Partners Law Office)
  • 2015Outside Director, Brangista Inc.
  • 2018Outside Director, NATTY SWANKY holdings Co., Ltd.(to present)
  • 2020Outside Director, Avex Inc.(to present)
  • 2021Outside Corporate Auditor, Ai Robotics Inc.(to present)
  • 2022Outside Corporate Auditor of the Company and SYLA Co. and GROWTH POWER Inc.(to present)
Keiko Yokoyama
Corporate Auditor
Keiko YokoyamaKeiko Yokoyama
Graduated from Tokyo Woman's Christian University
  • 1994Joined Kosaka Co.
  • 2003Joined Cosmos & Co. audit corporation
  • 2004Joined Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu (currently Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC)
  • 2005Registered as Certified Public Accountant
  • 2016Auditor, ENECHANGE Ltd. (to present)
  • 2020Representative of Keiko Yokoyama Certified Public Accountant Office (to present)
  • 2020Full-time Auditor of FUBIC Corporation (currently nobitel inc.) (to present)
  • 2021Outside Director (Member of the Audit Committee) of Karadanote Inc.
  • 2023Outside Corporate Auditor(to present)