Norbert Gehrke

Founder and representative director

Tokyo FinTech


Norbert Gehrke is founder and representative director of Tokyo FinTech, and an investor and adviser for several fintech companies with a focus on strategy and operations, as well as facilitation of Asia market entry.


Norbert spent most of his career in capital markets, as a managing director in the technology division at Goldman Sachs, at Barclays Investment Bank, and as a consultant. He has led several greenfield broker-dealer implementations around the globe (including Brazil, India, Russia and South Korea), innovation and transformation initiatives, as well as new product launches.


Norbert is a fellow of the Digital Euro Association, has developed and taught a fintech class for New York University’s School of Professional Studies (Tokyo), and is a guest lecturer at New York University, Nagoya University and Hokkaido University.