Joji has more than 20 years of strategy and management consulting experience in providing hands-on support for clients’ business transformations—from building a vision to devising and implementing strategies into operations. Joji also has deep industry experience from his work at Takeda Pharmaceuticals as senior director of the corporate strategy department, where he engaged in companywide transformation projects.

Joji has also held strategic advisory roles for health-technology start-ups and biotech venture companies with founders from Stanford University’s School of Medicine. He joins AlixPartners from EY Japan, where he led business transformation and was a lead partner of one of the firm’s largest pharma clients in its health sciences and wellness sector. Joji’s extensive overseas experience includes being stationed in China and Germany, providing local market support for the global strategy and operations of Japanese companies.

Joji has a Bachelor of Arts in social sciences from Hitotsubashi University.