Noriyasu Sonobe is a Partner in Japan with global responsibility for Relationship Excellence with our clients across Asia. Noriyasu joined BBH in 2007 with responsibility for the fund servicing business segment in Japan. In 2015 he was appointed as Head of Service Delivery in Tokyo, where he managed a team servicing Japanese investors across several sectors including trust banks, asset managers (both local and global), and institutional investors. Noriyasu was appointed head of BBH’s Japanese business in 2021 and Head of BBH’s Asia business in 2023. With deep understanding of the financial industry across Asia, Noriyasu is passionate about supporting the globalization of financial institutions and investors across Asia through BBH’s technologies and expertise, and ensuring BBH delivers our clients exceptional service and experiences. Prior to joining BBH, Noriyasu spent six years at Chuo Mitsui Trust and Banking (currently Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank). Noriyasu holds a B.A. degree in law from Keio University.