Arai-san is in charge of financial affairs and the management of the endowment of International Christian University since 2014. He started his career with JPMorgan as an equity research analyst for Japanese equity investment team. After being appointed as the head of equity research department in 1996, he was leading the Japanese equity investment team of JPMorgan Asset Management as Managing Director and the Chief Investment Officer from 1998 to 2009.
Ryoichi graduated with a B.A. from International Christian University and an M.A. in Finance from Waseda University Graduate School.