Masakazu is a portfolio manager on the Global Fixed Income team. He joined Morgan Stanley in 2001 and has 21 years of investment experience. Prior to joining the firm, he was a member of the performance attribution team at Nomura Asset Management, a role in which he measured performance and managed risk. Masakazu received a B.S. in mathematics from Osaka University and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He is a Chartered member of the Security Analysts Association of Japan.