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Management Team

Atsushi Kawashima

Atsushi Kawashima

Chairman, Director

Mr. Kawashima joined Kenedix in 1998 and is currently the Chairman of Kenedix. Prior to joining Kenedix, he was a Senior Manager in the real estate business division of Mizuho Trust & Banking from 1990 to 1998. From 1982 to 1990, he served at Mitsubishi Co., where he resided in Baghdad and HK, and was engaged in construction management. He has over 30 years of experience in the property investment industry. Bachelor of Engineering, the University of Tokyo

April 1982 Mitsubishi Corporation
April 1990 Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (formerly Yasuda Trust And Banking Company Ltd.)
June 1998 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co.,Ltd.)
March 2001 Director, Executive Vice President
January 2003 Director, Executive Officer
March 2003 Executive Officer & COO
October 2004 Director, Kenedix Real Estate Fund Management, Inc. ("KFM") (formerly KW REIT Management, Inc.)
March 2005 Director & COO, Executive Officer, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2007 President & CEO
President, Representative Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Advisors, Inc.)
December 2009 Representative Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Asset Management, Inc.)
May 2010 Director, MAX-REALTY INC.
March 2013 Chairman, Representative Director, Kenedix, Inc.
October 2013 Representative Director, Space Design Inc. (present post)
October 2014 Outside Director, Nippon Parking Development CO., Ltd. (present post)
March 2016 Chairman, Director, Kenedix, Inc. (present post)
Taisuke Miyajima

Taisuke Miyajima

President & CEO

Mr. Miyajima joined Kenedix in 1998 and is currently the President & CEO of Kenedix. Prior to assuming current position in 2013, he had been the Executive Director of Kenedix Office Investment Corporation & Representative Director of Kenedix Real Estate Fund Management, Inc.("KFM") Prior to joining Kenedix, he served as Manager of the Capital Markets Department at the Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation Head Office in Tokyo beginning in 1987 and was transferred to Mitsubishi's Los Angeles Agency where he served as First Vice President of Real Estate Finance. He has more than 25 years of experience in capital markets including asset securitization as well as corporate and real estate finance in the U.S. and Japan. Bachelor of Law, Keio University

April 1985 Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation("MUTB")(formerly The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation)
April 1992 Los Angeles Branch, MUTB
April 1998 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co.,Ltd.)
October 2004 Representative Director, KFM (formerly KW REIT Management, Inc.)
May 2005 Executive Director, Kenedix Office Investment Corporation (formerly Kenedix Realty Investment Corporation)
February 2012 Corporate Advisor, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2012 Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Asset Management, Inc.)
Director, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2013 President & CEO, Kenedix,inc. (present post)
April 2013 Representative Director, KFM(formerly Kenedix Asset Management, Inc.)
March 2017 Director, Space Design Inc. (present post)
Soushi Ikeda

Soushi Ikeda

Managing Director, Head of Strategic Investment Department

Mr. Ikeda joined Kenedix in 2003 and is responsible for deal sourcing and acquisition of investments. Prior to joining Kenedix, he served in the real estate industry for about a decade, having worked for Tokyu Land. He joined Sumitomo Life Insurance Company, most recently engaged in structured finance department until he joined Kenedix in June 2003. He has over 20 years of experience in the property investment industry with Tokyu Land Corporation, Sumitomo Life Insurance Company and Kenedix. Bachelor of Engineering, Kyushu University

April 1990 Tokyu Land Corporation
October 1999 Sumitomo Life Insurance Company
June 2003 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co.,Ltd.)
October 2004 Director, Head of Investment Management Department, KFM(formerly KW REIT Management, Inc.)
April 2008 Executive Officer, Head of Investment Business Department, Kenedix,Inc.
January 2010 Executive Officer, Head of Strategic Investment Department
March 2014 Director, Head of Strategic Investment Department
March 2018 Managing Director, Head of Strategic Investment Department (present post)
Akira Tanaka

Akira Tanaka

Managing Director (Responsible for General Administration & Human Resources Department, and Finance & Accounting Department)

Mr. Tanaka joined Kenedix in 2000. After taking charge of the acquisition business, he assumed responsibility for structuring and operating real estate investment funds for pension funds and was appointed a Director of Kenedix, Inc. in 2010. Later, he oversaw the Head of private funds and was appointed as a Representative of Kenedix Residential Investment Corporation in 2011. Since 1987, he has been engaged in the corporate consulting business while working at Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. where he has dealt with securitized receivables deals, real estate securitization deals, and M&As. His career in the fields of finance and real estate investment management spans more than 25 years. Bachelor of Law, Keio University

April 1987 Mizuho Trust & Banking Co., Ltd. (formerly Yasuda Trust And Banking Company Ltd.)
September 2000 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co., Ltd.)
January 2004 Executive Officer & COO, KFM (formerly KW Pension Fund Advisors Co.,Ltd)
September 2006 Executive Officer, Head of Strategic Investment Department, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2009 Senior Executive Officer, Head of Corporate Planning Department and Fund Business Department
December 2009 Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Asset Management, Inc.)
February 2010 Representative Director, KFM (formerly Kenedix Advisors, Inc.)
March 2010 Director, Kenedix, Inc.
August 2011 President & CEO, KFM (formerly Kenedix Residential Partners, Inc.)
November 2011 Executive Director, Kenedix Residential Investment Corporation
October 2013 Director & COO, Head of Residential REIT Department, KFM
March 2017 Director (Responsible for General Administration & Human Resources Department, and Finance & Accounting Department), Kenedix,Inc.
March 2018 Managing Director (Responsible for General Administration & Human Resources Department, and Finance & Accounting Department), (present post)
Koju Komatsu

Koju Komatsu

Director (Responsible for Corporate Planning Department, and Equity Investment Department), Head of Equity Investment Department

Mr. Komatsu joined Kenedix in April 2005 and was involved in all aspects of REIT operations as a Director and Head of the Investment Management Department and compliance officer at Kenedix Office Investment Corporation, where he contributed to the growth of this corporation. In October 2012, he was named Head of the newly established Equity Investment Department where he oversees investment decisions for Kenedix principal investments and the completion of these acquisitions. His career spans more than 20 years, including assignments in the real estate and finance operations of Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited which he joined in 1996. Licensed real estate appraiser, member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan. Bachelor of Law, Waseda University

April 1996 Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (formerly The Mitsui Trust and Banking Co., Ltd.)
December 2003 Citytrust & Banking Corp.
April 2005 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co., Ltd.)
June 2007 Compliance Officer, KFM (formerly Kenedix REIT Management, Inc.)
September 2009 Head of Investment Management Department
February 2012 Director, Head of Investment Management Department
October 2012 Head of Equity Investment Department, Kenedix, Inc.
March 2014 Executive Officer, Head of Equity Investment Department
March 2017 Director (Responsible for Corporate Planning Department, and Equity Investment Department), Head of Equity Investment Department (present post)
Koju Komatsu

Marie Kitsuda

Director, Head of Corporate Communications Office, Kenedix, Inc.

Ms. Kitsuda joined Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (formerly The Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation) in 1985 and worked primarily in real estate operations during her 33-year career at the bank. In the late 1980s, she was a member of the bank’s land trust section. She subsequently spent 10 years in the bank’s corporate finance section, which included overseas operations. Most recently, she was assigned for many years to positions involving real estate appraisal and real estate market surveys and research. Ms. Kitsuda has written reports and books concerning real estate. In May 2012, she was appointed general manager of the Real Estate Consulting Department, becoming the first woman to head a department at Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation. Due to her real estate appraisal expertise, she is delegated as an Expert Advisor of the Land Appraisal Committee of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and a member of the Fixed Assets Valuation Review Committee of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
Bachelor of Economics, Keio University

April 1985 Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation (formerly Mitsubishi Trust and Banking Corporation)
July 1993 Singapore Branch
July 1995 Corporate Finance Division
April 2002 Real Estate Consulting Division
May 2012 Head of Real Estate Consulting Division
April 2018 Director, Head of Corporate Communications Office, Kenedix, Inc. (present post)
Masashi Ohwa

Masashi Ohwa

Executive Officer, Head of Fund Management Department

After joining Kenedix in June 2004, Mr. Ohwa has been (consistently) involved in the management of real estate funds, chiefly with respect to property management. In June 2005, he became the property management supervisor at Kenedix Office Investment Corporation, where he contributed to the internal growth of this corporation. In July 2012, he was assigned to the management of private funds. Since March 2014, he has been overseeing private fund management at Kenedix as an Executive Officer and Head of the Fund Management Department and Asset Management Division. Mr. Ohwa's career of more than 20 years encompasses the leasing management, brokerage, development, purchase and sale, and other operations associated with office, condominium, retails, residential and other properties. Bachelor of Law, Seikei University

April 1983 Asahi Urban Development Corporation
February 2001 SPACE TRUST Co, LTD.
June 2004 Kenedix, Inc. (formerly Kennedy-Wilson Japan Co., Ltd)
September 2006 Executive Officer, Head of REIT Management Department, KFM (formerly Kenedix Advisors, Inc.)
March 2008 Director, Head of REIT Management Department, KFM(formerly Kenedix REIT Management, Inc)
July 2012 Director (Responsible for Asset Management), KFM (formerly Kenedix Advisors, Inc.)
October 2013 Head of Asset Management Division, Fund Management Department, Kenedix,Inc.
March 2014 Executive Officer, Head of Fund Management Department and Asset Management Division
March 2016 Executive Officer, Head of Fund Management Department (present post)
Takahiro Uchida

Takahiro Uchida

Executive Officer, Head of Business Development Department

Mr. Uchida had been engaged in the establishment and execution of plans for real estate investments in Japan and other countries at The Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd. After that, he joined GE Japan Corporation where he was responsible for risk management and investments in the real estate business. He was involved with more than 1 trillion yen of real estate transactions during that time. At Kenedix, Inc., Mr. Uchida is the Head of Business Development Department, where he supervises the creation of new businesses from new perspectives that can contribute to growth in the future.
In all, his career in the real estate finance sector spans more than two decades. As a result, Mr. Uchida has expertise in deal sourcing, investor relationships, risk management and many other fields in Japan and overseas. Bachelor of Law, Hitotsubashi University

April 1990 The Tokio Marine & Nichido Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
(formerly The Tokio Marine & Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.)
July 2003 GE Japan Corporation("GE Japan") (formerly GE Real Estate Corporation)
April 2009 Senior Operating Officer, Head of Risk Management, GE Japan
April 2012 Executive Managing Director, Head of Investments, GE Japan
October 2014 Executive Officer, Head of Business Development Department, Kenedix, Inc. (present post)
November 2014 Director, Premier REIT Advisors Co., Ltd. (present post)
March 2016 Director, Space Design Inc. (present post)
Moyuru Watanabe

Moyuru Watanabe

Executive Officer, Head of Finance & Accounting Department

Mr. Watanabe joined Kenedix in 2008. He filled important roles at Kenedix concerning negotiations with financial institutions and corporate cash flow management. Before Kenedix, he was assigned to accounting and corporate banking positions at Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. He was also sent by this bank to the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry for work associated with overseas investments. His career of more than 20 years covers start-up companies, mega-banks and government ministries. These diverse assignments give Mr. Watanabe experience involving finance and accounting at companies in various stages of their development. Bachelor of Law, University of Tokyo

April 1994 The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Ltd. (formerly The Bank of Tokyo, Ltd.)
December 1997 Seconded to Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
(formerly Ministry of International Trade and Industry)
April 2004 Y's Therapeutics Co., Ltd.
April 2006 New City Corporation
December 2008 Kenedix, Inc.
May 2011 Head of Finance & Accounting Department
October 2013 Auditor, Space Design Inc.(present post)
March 2015 Executive officer, Head of Finance & Accounting Department,Kenedix,Inc. (present post)