Chair's Office

Chair: Alberto Tamura

Alberto Tamura is Chair of the International Bankers Association of Japan and a member of the Executive Committee. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Stanley Japan Holdings Co., Ltd.

Alberto Tamura is the Representative Director, President & CEO of Morgan Stanley Japan Holdings Co., Ltd and Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd. , and Director and Chairman of Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities Co., Ltd. He is also a member of Morgan Stanley’s Management Committee.

Alberto joined Morgan Stanley in November 1996 and was promoted to Managing Director in December 2003. He served as the Head of the Institutional Equity Division from April 2008 for 11 years before assuming his present role in April 2019.

Alberto serves as a Director of the U.S.-Japan Business Council.

Alberto was born and raised in Cali, Colombia. After graduating from high school in Colegio Bolivar (American School) in 1984, Alberto attended Brown University in the U.S. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1988, and took residence in Japan immediately thereafter.

Vice-Chair: Zenji Nakamura

Zenji Nakamura is Vice-Chair of Member Affairs and a member of the Executive Committee of the International Bankers Association of Japan. He is President and Representative Director of UBS Securities Japan, Co., as well as the Representative in Japan for UBS AG Tokyo Branch and Country Head for UBS.

Zenji Nakamura joined UBS in May 2010 as Head of Fixed Income, Currencies, and Commodities in Japan. In September 2012, he was named Japan Country Head as well as President and Representative Director of UBS Securities Japan Co., Ltd. He is also a member of UBS's Asia Pacific Executive Committee.

Prior to joining UBS, Nakamura spent over 23 years at Nomura where he held a series of senior roles in equities and fixed income, including Head of Global Fixed Income and International Head of Global Markets. He also served as a member of that firm's Board. Nakamura started his career as a quantitative analyst and was posted for several years in London and New York.

Nakamura graduated with a master’s degree in Engineering from Waseda University in Japan.