With over 25 years of Japanese equity investment experience, Kashima joined BNY Mellon in April 2013. In her role at BNY Mellon, she leads the Tokyo-based team and is ultimately responsible for all of its investment strategies.
Previously at ING, Kashima was widely credited with transforming the Japanese equity team’s investment process and performance. She has extensive experience in managing funds, both retail and institutional, for Japanese and overseas clients.
Kashima has held investment roles at Morgan Grenfell (now Deutsche Asset Management), Chase Trust Bank and Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (now BlackRock).
She is a Japanese national educated at the University of British Columbia in Canada.