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Mr. Tahara is one of our senior experts working with Japanese and Asian companies on ESG and corporate governance related projects, including general meeting preparation, ESG and governance risks linked to market sentiment, disclosure and reporting as well as materiality and shareholder engagement needs
He has over 30 years of experience in the financial service industry of Japan. Prior to joining IHS Markit in February 2020, Mr. Tahara spent 7 years as serving stewardship and ESG activity promotions including proxy voting at Daiwa Asset Management. Before that, he had several responsibilities including international primary markets, quants, corporate access and compliance at Daiwa Securities. Mr. Tahara earned his bachelor's degree in Economics at Kyoto University and an MBA majoring in Finance at the University of Chicago. He is a CFA charterholder.
At IHS Markit, Mr. Tahara worked with several corporates on governance and ESG related matters, including Z Holdings (JPN) and LG Chem (KOR).