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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


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.

Published work

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

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