Jesper Koll

Jesper Koll

Formal First Name

Jesper Koll is a Senior Advisor at WisdomTree Investments. He is highly regarded as one of Japan’s most influential economic advisors and strategists. Koll has been researching and investing in Japan since becoming a resident in 1986 and is renowned for his bullish view on the country's future. His unique insights have earned him a seat on numerous Japanese government advisory councils. A dynamic and engaging speaker, Koll delivers in English, Japanese, or German. He is also a regular commentator on Japanese and international news programs, including Nikkei CNBC, Bloomberg, and CNN.

Professional Experience

Academic History

  • After arriving in Japan, Koll initially worked as an aide to a Japanese Member of Parliament. 
  • In October 2016,  Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike appointed him to her advisory board for the revitalization of Tokyo as a Financial Center.
  • He is also one of the few non-Japanese members of the Keizai Doyukai, the Japan Association of Corporate Executives. 
  • He has written three books in Japanese.
  • He has delivered several TED talks.
  • He has appeared as a guest on Real Vision.