Hugh Kojima has had a twenty-five-year career in finance. He worked as an investment banker at Citigroup and UBS, and as a securities analyst (Japanese equities) at various hedge funds. He completed his undergraduate studies at Stanford University, where he majored in biology and East Asian Studies. He also attended Columbia University, where he received a Master’s Degree in International Affairs. Currently, he is a first year law student at the University of Hawai’i Richardson School of Law. He speaks Japanese fluently.