Management – Nomura Asset Management Europe KVG mbH


Magnus Fielko

Member of the Board / Managing Director
Chief Executive Director

Magnus Fielko is Member of the Board (Geschäftsführer/Managing Director) since 2010 and became Chief Executive Officer of Nomura Asset Management Europe KVG mbH in 2018.

His main responsibilities are: Operations, Risk & Compliance and Administration. He passed several stations in the consumer and finance industry before he joined the company’s fund accounting department in March 1997. He took over various management roles in the Back Office and Operations area over time and established, inter alia, the sectors reporting and risk measurement for funds before he took over the role as Head of Administration in 2009 (CAO).

In 1993, Mr. Fielko passed his vocational training as merchant (“Kaufmann”). Furthermore, he holds a degree of a Certified Banking Specialist (Chamber of Commerce) from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management, Germany.



Gerhard Engler

Member of the Board / Managing Director
Head of Marketing & Client Relations

Gerhard Engler is Member of the Board (Geschäftsführer/Managing Director) of Nomura Asset Management Europe KVG mbH since April 2018.

He is responsible for Client Relations and Sales and has more than 30 years investment experience. Before joining Nomura Asset Management Europe, Gerhard Engler was Head of Institutional Asset Management and Managing Director at Fidelity Germany (FIL Investment Management GmbH) including primary responsibility for Portfolio Management. Prior to that Gerhard Engler was Managing Director of FRANKFURT-TRUST Investment-GmbH in Frankfurt for 10 years where he lead the Institutional Business and Portfolio Management. He has also held roles as Head of Corporate Clients/Pension Solutions at UBS Global Asset Management in Germany and as Head of Pension Solutions at Dresdner Asset Management (DIT/dbi).

His career started with a bank apprenticeship at Deutsche Bank in Essen. After studying law and his bar exam he returned to Deutsche Bank in securities business.



Masahiro Kawagishi

Managing Director
Head of Investment

Masahiro Kawagishi is Head of Investment of Nomura Asset Management Europe KVG mbH since April 2019.

He joined the corporate research department of Nomura Asset Management Tokyo in 1990. In 1993 he switched to the Fixed Income Investment Department, where he was engaged in portfolio management of rates, foreign exchanges and credits globally. He headed the Nomura Asset Management UK Fixed Income team from 2007, managing global Government bond and Corporate bond mandates for institutional clients. After returning to Japan in 2014, he has overseen the active Fixed Income management as Co Chief Investment Officer (Co-CIO). He moved to Nomura Asset Management Europe KVG mbH from April 2019.

Masahiro Kawagishi holds a B.A. in Economics from Rikkyo University and is a Certified Member Analyst (CMA) as well as a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA).