Masayuki Taniai joined NHC in May 2022. Prior to joining NHC, he started his business career at Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (formerly known as Chuo Trust Bank) where he gained experience in corporate finance and real estate investment. After that, he was transferred to a private equity investment subsidiary where he was responsible in investments and investor relation. In 2021, he returned to Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, where he was engaged in private equity investment management. He has over 15 years of experience in private equity business. He holds a BA degree in Law from Hitotsubashi University.