My name is Makoto Kai. I came to Canada in 2011 with my family. Before moving to Canada, I lived in Tokyo and Singapore. I have been doing finance-related work for almost my entire career, and I am very excited to be a board member of JSS. I am excited because I can contribute to Japanese society using whatever skills I have acquired and be an integral part of JSS. It’s been just a half year since I came on board, but I am already enjoying being a part of JSS.