Kota ES HP
Kota ES HP

Kota Shimizu

Consultant
Tokyo

Kota specializes in mid to senior level assignments within venture capital companies, including analysts, asset managers, venture capitalists, associates and partners. 

Prior to joining RGF ES, Kota worked for 4 years in mainland China and Hong Kong. He was a top performer at the Guangzhou office of a listed Japan-based recruitment firm where he received multiple awards for his achievements. He also worked at a small boutique firm based in Hong Kong as Director of Business Development and Strategy responsible for the financial and digital field within start-up companies.

Originally from Tochigi prefecture, after completing university the first few years of Kota's career was spent in sales at both a foreign capital and Japanese manufacturer in Osaka. In addition to native Japanese, Kota speaks English, Chinese and Korean. In his spare time, he enjoys playing piano and bass guitar.

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