Xuming Tao, vice president, is a country specialist for Japan equities and a member of the Japan team within the Emerging Markets and Asia Pacific (EMAP) Equities team based in Tokyo. Xuming joined the Firm as a product analyst in 2019 from Deutsche Bank in Tokyo, where he worked as a research analyst for the retail and internet sectors. Prior to this, he worked at the Investment Banking Division of UBS in Tokyo. Xuming obtained a Bachelor of Science in Management Engineering and Science from University of Tsukuba. He is a CFA charter holder.