Noboru Suwa has been involved in a wide range of structured finance transactions, including cross-border real estate and financing transactions under TMK (specified purpose company for asset securitisation) or GK-TK (a collective investment scheme) structures for prominent foreign and domestic clients, including the securitisation of some of the largest hospital real estate in Japan. While representing J-REITs as well as Japanese financial institutions in Japan, his interest in the healthcare industry has increased through the securitisation and rehabilitation of healthcare facilities. In order to enrich his practice in this field, he recently became accredited and registered as a Healthcare Management Consultant with the Japan Association of Healthcare Management Consultants, which is a public interest incorporated association accredited by the Prime Minister. He received his LLB from the University of Tokyo in 1990 and his LLM from New York University School of Law in 1996. He also worked with Jenner & Block in Chicago from September 1996 to August 1997. He is admitted in Japan (1992) and New York (1997) and is fluent in Japanese and English.