Oki Matsumoto

Chairman & CEO, Monex Group, Inc. / Chairman of Japan Catalyst, Inc. and CIO for Japan Catalyst Fund

Oki Matsumoto began his career at Salomon Brothers and joined Goldman Sachs in 1990. He was appointed General Partner of The Goldman Sachs Group, L.P. in 1994 at the age of 30, the youngest ever at that time. As a General Partner, he took charge of trading, risk management, capital markets businesses in Asia, and also founded the special situations unit at Goldman Sachs. In 1999, he founded Monex which was jointly capitalized with Sony Corporation. He has been the CEO and Representative Executive Director since then and under his leadership the Monex Group has grown into one of Japan’s top retail-focused financial services enterprises. In early 2020, Oki launched the Japan Catalyst Fund, the first Japan retail-investor funded domestic engagement/activist fund.

Oki has served as Financial Counsel to the Prime Minister and also as outside directors of several companies including Tokyo Stock Exchange from June 2008 to 2013. He presently is an outside director of Mastercard Incorporated and also a Vice Chair of Human Rights Watch.