Mario Kawamato, CFA, CAIA, Chapter Executive

Associate, BlackRock Alternative Specialists, BlackRock Japan Co., Ltd.

Mario Kawamoto is a member of BlackRock Alternative Specialists (BAS) team based in Tokyo, where he has responsibility for positioning BlackRock’s Alternatives products & capabilities with a primary focus on BlackRock’s real estates, infrastructures and hedge funds.

Prior to joining BlackRock, he was at the joint venture Private Banking unit between Morgan Stanley and Mitsubishi UFJ in Tokyo, where he was responsible for investment manager research and due diligence.

Mario earned a Bachelor of Economics from  Keio University and is a CFA and CAIA Charterholder.