Representative Director, Evolution Japan Co., Ltd.
Representative Director, Evolution Japan Securities Co., Ltd.
Director, Evolution Research Institute Co., Ltd.
Shaun is a Japan veteran for more than 40 years, with 30 years in finance. He is in the senior management of several of the Evolution’s companies, and previously headed our investment advisory company, Evolution Japan Advisors. Shaun was responsible for Japan prime brokerage sales and managed the Asian client connectivity business of Merrill Lynch Japan Securities, and has also been associated with hedge funds as general manager and financial analyst for onshore fund servicing companies. Shaun’s past finance roles have spanned alternative investment consulting, compliance, front-office technology development, portfolio and structured product quantitative analysis, equity program trading, and business management at Credit Suisse First Boston, Lehman Brothers Japan, NASDAQ Japan, and others. Before entering finance, he was a neural network researcher at Recruit Co. Ltd.’s Institute for Supercomputing Research, and is a graduate of International Christian University in Tokyo, with a B.A. in Social Science.