Prior to joining NHC, Mr. Sato worked for a major accounting firm for more than 10 years and has experience in corporate audits, M&A advisory as well as advisory for IPOs. He joined NHC in 2006 at its inception. He leads the fund’s finance, administrative, legal and compliance activities. He has served on the boards of numerous portfolio companies, including Housetec Holdings, where he was involved in financial reconciliation, financial management, and business improvement leadership. He holds a BA degree in Law from Meiji University and is a Certified Public Accountant in Japan.