Naoya started his career at SMBC Nikko Securities Inc. as an Investment Banker with primary responsibility for shareholder activism defense and anti-takeover measures consulting. During this period, he also assumed a role as an agent of the bidder for the cross-border takeover bid deal. Prior to joining Hibiki, Naoya worked in KPMG FAS Co., Ltd., providing financial advisory, corporate valuation and financial modeling services to Japanese companies.
Naoya obtained Bachelor of Economics from Tohoku University.
He enjoys reading books, scuba diving, and visiting hot springs in his free time.