Yuuichiro is a corporate financier with 30 years’ experience, who has unique access to Human Capital services sector buyers in Japan and other Asia-Pacific territories. He started his investment banking career at S.G.Warburg in London and subsequently worked at Crosby Corporate Advisory, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Business Development Asia. Yuuichiro is founder and Managing Director of Crimson Phoenix, a specialist Japan-related cross-border M&A advisory boutique. He is also a Director of J.P.Morgan Japan Smaller Companies Trust plc, the London-listed investment fund specialising in small- to mid-cap Japanese stocks.
Yuuichiro studied Economics at Keio University and Business Administration at London Business School. He has spent half his working life in Japan and the other half in the UK, meaning that he is bi-cultural and bi-lingual. Yuuichiro is a regular commentator on Japanese economic, business, financial and political matters on tv, radio, and other broadcast and media.