Kanako Sekine

CFA, Managing Director, Portfolio, European Bank for Reconstruction Development

Kanako Sekine, CFA, is Managing Director, Portfolio, of the European Bank for Reconstruction Development (EBRD), where she is responsible for overseeing the bank’s loan and investment portfolio, which totals more than EUR25 bln.

Prior to this and until recently, she was Managing Director at Troika Dialog and Chief Operating Officer of Troika Capital Partners, Troika’s private equity arm.

Prior to joining Troika, Ms Sekine also worked at the EBRD as Director of Financial Institutions. In her capacity, she invested in and exited from various financial service companies for the EBRD and served on the board of directors of Russia’s National Registry Company, Ceskoslovenska Obchodni Banka in the Czech Republic, and SKB Banka in Slovenia, to name a few. Ms Sekine started her professional career in the financial services industry at Smith Barney, Harris Upham & Co. in New York.