In 2014, Asuka Asset Management has joined forces with StromHarbour. Taniya will lead Asset Management Business in Asia as a Managing Principal of StormHarbour group.
As a venture capitalist, he initiated the launch of Lifenet Insurance Company, the first online Insurance company in Japan. He also serves as Representative founder of International School of Asia, Karuizawa (ISAK), the first international boarding school in Japan, since its establishment. In addition, he is a vice chairperson of the Human Rights Watch which is one of the world’s leading independent organizations dedicated to defending and protecting human rights. Mr.Taniya received his B.A. in law from the University of Tokyo in 1987.