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Toshihisa Hirano


Partners with financial institutions, including banks, securities firms, and insurance companies, on problem-solving and transformative solutions, leveraging cutting-edge global insights

Toshihisa is a leader in McKinsey’s Japan and Asia Financial Services Practice. He seamlessly integrates McKinsey's global financial expertise with his two decades of experience in the Japanese financial services industry to support clients in problem-solving and facilitate major transformations.

Having played key roles in monetary policy planning and market research at the central bank, and later serving as a partner at a global consulting company, he excels in adeptly applying advanced global insights. His strength lies in making these insights not only relevant, but also highly effective within the unique context of Japanese culture and industry.

Toshihisa has a proven track record across diverse financial service domains. He is particularly skilled in digital and IT-driven retail business transformation, global CIB strategy, overseas business strategy, as well as new business development. Additionally, Toshihisa excels in crafting strategies for non-financial companies venturing into the financial sector.


Bank of Japan (Central Bank)

Managing Director and Partner


London Business School
MBA, finance

Tokyo University
Bachelor of Laws and Political Science