Investor Relations & Business Development
Yuji Kage is a Senior Advisor in the Investor Relations & Business Development group and is based in Tokyo.
Before joining Blackstone in 2009, Mr. Kage was the MD-CIO of Pension Fund Association of Japan for four years. Prior to that, he led three investment management firms as Chief Executive Officer (LTCB IM, UBS Global AM Japan, and Shinkin AM). Mr. Kage has 23 years of experience in Corporate Finance, including a ten-year assignment in London, as Executive Vice-President, and in New York, as Chief Executive Officer, of an LTCB subsidiary.
Mr. Kage served as a member of the advisory committees of FSA, MHLW, Government Pension Investment Fund, Tokyo Stock Exchange, and a few major institutions. Currently, he is a member of the board of Securities Analyst Association of Japan, and he serves as a member of the advisory boards of several government-related bodies and institutions.
Mr. Kage received a B.A. in Economics from Tokyo University. He also attended the Corporate Finance Program at Harvard Business School.