Passionate about supporting private business leaders to achieve their goals.

Kenji Takagi

EY Private Leader; Partner, Assurance, Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC

No success without a dream. Japan EY Private leader, supporting middle market companies who drive economic growth with an entrepreneurial spirit.

As EY Private Leader, Kenji Takagi has advised numerous growth companies, providing broad support for the growth of companies in different phases, sectors, and regions through coordinating services offered by EY Japan and EY Global.

He has 25 years of professional experience in auditing and advising on internal controls and accounting for Japanese corporations and companies preparing IPOs, including six years at EY’s New York office. In addition, he has overall responsibility for non-audit services provided to global corporations in Japan, leading the global team and providing a wide range of services beyond auditing and assurance.

He has been EY Private Leader since 2017, while also participating in D&I activities and serving as a board member of the EY Women Athletes Business Network.

He is a graduate of Keio University Faculty of Business and Commerce, Japan.

Building a better working world

"My mission is to actualize the ambitions of business leaders who are seeking further growth, and solving social issues with new ideas and initiatives while drawing on our full of capabilities at EY as well as my knowledge and experience. This mission guides my activities every single day.

I strive to always maintain a broad perspective and provide highly-tailored support to help create a society that allows people to repeatedly take on challenges to achieve their goals."

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