Investment Advisory Professionals

Tetsuro Onitsuka

Partner and Head of Private Equity Japan

  • Business line
    EQT Private Equity
  • Title
    Partner and Head of Private Equity Japan
  • Office
    Tokyo, Japan


Tetsu Onitsuka is a Partner and Head of Private Equity Japan. He joined EQT Partners in October 2021.

Prior to joining EQT, Tetsu was a founding member and Managing Director of Japan Post Investment Corporation, which managed approximately USD 1 billion in private equity funds. Prior to Japan Post Investment, he worked at TPG Capital for over ten years, ultimately running TPG’s Japan business. He also previously worked as an investment banker at Morgan Stanley in Tokyo.

Tetsu received a Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction from Harvard College, and a Master of Business Administration with High Distinction (Baker Scholar) from Harvard Business School.