Yasu is a Managing Director and devotes his time exclusively to marketing AlpInvest products in Japan. Yasu is employed by Carlyle Japan Equity Management LLC (“CJEM”), an affiliate of The Carlyle Group. He joined Carlyle from McKinsey and Company, where he was an engagement manager. Prior to that Yasu worked at Tokio Marine Asset Management for nearly 10 years, firstly as the head of research of their US entity covering Japanese institutional investors for their alternative investments and thereafter as the CEO of their London entity. He has also worked at AIFAM Inc, a hedge fund of funds based in New York and Mizuho Financial Group (International business development). Yasu received his MBA from the Wharton School, the University of Pennsylvania and Bachelor of Economics from the University of Tokyo.