Mark joined Sanne in 2019. In Mark’s role as Head of Sanne Japan, he works with business leaders in Sanne's other Asia-Pacific based offices and globally to provide services to existing real estate clients in the region. Mark is focused on expanding Sanne's client base to global investment managers and asset owners who are looking for local Japanese solutions; Japanese investors who are seeking offshore solutions; and domestic Japanese investors, investment managers and asset owners who are seeking solutions to invest within Japan.

Background and Experience

Mark joined Sanne from State Street Trust and Banking, Japan, where he held the position of Chief Operating Officer for four and a half years, during which he was responsible for all aspects of banking, trustee and accounting work for the entire Operations organisation in Japan, with a team of over 300 people. Prior to this, Mark worked with Goldman Sachs Asset Management for 13 years, the first eight years in London, responsible for the funds business in Ireland, Luxembourg and Cayman. For the last five years, Mark was based in Japan with the additional responsibility for the funds businesses in Australia, China, Korea and India.

Qualifications and Memberships

  • Qualified with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

Languages

  • Japanese
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Insight 29 September 2020

Sanne acquires Deutsche Trust Company Limited Japan

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News 1 July 2020

Sanne appoints new Head of Business Development in Tokyo

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21 Apr
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Sanne set to attend ICSA ESG Summit

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20 Apr
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Sanne proud sponsors at the AVCA Conference 2021

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22 Mar
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Speaker at the OP Investment Management: Private Fund Planning Session 2021

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