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Yoichi Kitada

Senior PartnerTokyo

Supports the development and implementation of growth-strategy and transformation initiatives for financial-institution clients, including banks, securities firms, and insurance companies

Yoichi is a leader of McKinsey’s Japan and Asia Financial Services Practice. He supports clients through problem-solving efforts that combine McKinsey’s global financial-institutions expertise with his own rich consulting background, which includes more than 20 years in the financial-services industry. Yoichi’s work with clients spans an array of projects, such as midterm vision and strategy planning, sustainability (carbon neutral), emerging-market strategy, M&A due diligence, private mortgage insurance, operations improvement, and new business building.

He is also co-leader of McKinsey Digital in Japan and works with global digital experts to help clients in a variety of industries with their digital transformation.

Published work

Banking on growth: Ensuring the future prosperity of Japan,” McKinsey & Company, August 2022

Past Experience

Sanwa Bank (now MUFG Bank)

Partner and managing director


University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Osaka University
BA; BS, electrical engineering