Tokufumi Kato, PhD, Senior Vice President, joined the firm in 2009. Fumi is a Portfolio Manager on the Multi-Asset Class Investment Team. His primary responsibility is portfolio construction, asset allocation, and daily management of multi-asset class portfolios, as well as cross-asset class research and idea generation. Prior to joining the team, he was a member of the Investment Strategy and Risk team, where his focus was multi-assetclass solutions for global institutional clients. He also worked at Neuberger Berman East Asia, where he was a client portfolio manager for a number of strategies across asset classes. Prior to joining the firm, Fumi served as a quantitative analyst in the Investment Management team at SPARX Asset Management. Fumi earned his BS in Physics and Mathematics with honors, an MA in Physics and a PhD in Physics from State University of New York at Stony Brook.