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Yoichi Kitada

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

About Yoichi

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, global benchmarking, emerging-market strategy, M&A due diligence, private mortgage insurance, operations improvement, and sales-productivity enhancement.

His recent activities include delivering McKinsey’s latest global expertise to support a client’s business-transformation activities in Japan, leveraging digital and other technologies. In addition, he has also applied his expertise toward guiding companies across a range of industries to achieve innovations in financial services.

Past Experience

Sanwa Bank (later part of The Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi UFJ)

Partner and managing director


University of Chicago, Booth School of Business

Osaka University
BA; BS, electrical engineering