Our People

Shoya Okuma CEO
Shohya Ohkuma

Graduated from Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo. While as an undergraduate, Okuma engaged himself in journalistic activities focused on corporate governance and their misconducts and misdoings by means of writing articles in the Gendai Business and other internet magazines. Later he worked at Nippon Television Network and 3D Investment Partners before he co-founded QuestHub. He is an author of numerous articles associated to corporate governance published across different media entities including Reuters, Diamond Online, NewsPicks, and other. Lecturer and speaker on various themes of ESG / Shareholder activism(“Todai-Shiki: An Awesome Guide [How to Read Financial Statements]”, Fusosha Publishing Inc, and other publications).

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Shota Wada COO
Shota Wada

Graduated from Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University. Wada worked at McKinsey & Company’s Tokyo and Southeast Asia offices whose task was to offer consulting service to propose M&A strategy, financial due diligence, and post-acquisition corporate performance improvement/selling plans mainly to private equity firms and leading manufacturers. After co-founding QuestHub, he was mainly engaged in a range of both small and large proxy related projects in Japan. Lecturer and speaker on various themes of ESG / Shareholder activism

Takumi Watanabe Executive Officer
Takumi Watanabe
Executive Officer

Graduated from Faculty of Economics, Kyoto University. Worked at Toyo Keizai Inc. prior to joining QuestHub. At Toyo Keizai, Watanabe published numerous articles in Japan Company Handbook (Kaisha Shikiho) and Weekly Toyo Keizai, and articles to other media entities and has interviewed various activist investors / funds. At QuestHub, he has been engaging in proxy related projects in general, including analysis on voting right execution. He has rare experience of advising shareholders meeting held and hosted by shareholders, which occurrence is very few in Japan

Shusuke Terada Outside Director
Shusuke Terada
Outside Director

Graduated from the University of Tokyo with a degree in economics, he started his career in equity research and financial advisory at Citigroup Inc. in 2009, where he served as a director and the head of the real estate team. In July 2020, he joined Midas Capital as a director and partner, and in April 2023, he became the managing partner of Dual Bridge Capital, a VC fund within the same group. Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA Institute Certified Securities Analyst)