During the week of October 14th, 2019 Commonfund Institute hosted our first Forum outside of the United States in Tokyo, Japan. We were honored to be joined by many leading Japanese institutional investors for a series of educational and best practices-focused meetings, including a morning seminar and the afternoon mini-Forum.
Local investment and thought leaders featured prominently in the agenda. Our keynote speaker at the Forum was Norihiro Takahashi, President of the Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF). Also speaking at the conference were Ryujiro Miki, Specially Appointed Researcher, Research Institute for Policies on Pension and Aging (RIPPA); Masafumi Hikima, Executive Director of Finance, Sophia University and Yoshihiro (Joe) Hemmi, Partner, Integral Corp.
Commonfund Board Chair, Robert Litterman led the delegation along with Mark Anson, CEO and CIO of Commonfund and Peter Burns, President and CEO of Commonfund Capital.