Yuya Takahashi graduated in 2008 from Tohoku University, Japan, with a master’s degree in engineering. He started his career at Shinsei Bank in Tokyo, where he worked in portfolio and risk management and structured finance, replacing a ready-made system to simulate cash flow of securitized products with a self-created Excel and VBA-based system. He joined the MSCF program to gain the financial engineering framework necessary to pursue a career in risk management.

Yuya Takahashi