Address:

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust International Limited

155 Bishopsgate
London EC2M 3XU
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7562 8400
Email: imd@smtil.com

 

Team Members

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Shigeo Mito
Head of Investment Management Department

Shigeo Mito is responsible for international sales and global business development as the Head of Investment Management Department at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust International. 

Shigeo Mito is responsible for client services and global business development at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust International. 

Prior to joining the team in 2020, he, as an equity investment specialist, has been closely collaborating with the team in client services and business development in Europe. Shigeo started his career at SuMi TRUST in proprietary trading in 2000 and managed Japanese equity portfolios from 2008 to 2017.

Shigeo holds an MBA from Duke University and a BA in business and commerce from Keio University. He is a CFA charter holder and is a Chartered Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan.

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Hirofumi Hayashi
Director, Client service

Hirofumi Hayashi is responsible for client services and global business development at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust International.

Hirofumi Hayashi is responsible for client services and global business development at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust International.

Prior to joining our London office in 2018, he was in charge of global fiduciary business development and client services for Asian institutional investors, in our Tokyo head office. Hirofumi covered various institutional investors including public pensions, life insurers, financial institutions and asset managers in the Asian region. Hirofumi started his career at SuMi TRUST in 2008 as a Japanese equity trader.

Hirofumi holds a bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Waseda University and is a Chartered Member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan (C.M.A.)

 

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Emma Wilson
Client Services Officer

Emma Wilson provides client service to SuMi TRUST clients outside Japan.

Emma Wilson provides client service to SuMi TRUST Clients outside Japan.

Prior to joining our London office in 2018, Emma spent three years in Japan as an Assistant Language Teacher in Fukushima Prefecture as part of the JET programme. Emma holds a bachelors degree in Linguistics with Japanese Language from Newcastle University.

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Ibrahim Jalal
Client Services Clerk

Ibrahim Jalal provides client service to SuMi TRUST clients outside Japan.

Ibrahim Jalal provides client service to SuMi TRUST Clients outside Japan.

Prior to joining our London office in 2019, Ibrahim lived in Japan first teaching English in Okayama and then Kanagawa Prefecture before going onto study in Tokyo. Ibrahim holds a bachelor in History from the University of London and a masters in International Relations from Waseda University.

 

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Hayleigh Joseph
Client Services Clerk

Hayleigh Joseph provides client service to SuMi TRUST Clients outside Japan.

Hayleigh Joseph provides client service to SuMi TRUST Clients outside Japan.

Prior to joining our London office in 2021, Hayleigh spent a year in Japan as an exchange student at Fukuoka Women’s University. Upon graduation she worked as a Japanese-speaking customer service advisor in the UK. Hayleigh holds a bachelors degree in German and Japanese from the University of Manchester.

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