A uniquely accomplished trilingual (Japanese, German and English) executive with more than 15 years of experience gained within private equity, board-level consulting and industry. He has portfolio value creation, origination and transaction management experience ranging from asset backed lower risk to distressed opportunities. A specialist in identifying and “unlocking” hidden value” in companies in order to maximise value from a shareholder perspective, he brings particular industry expertise in the telecoms, manufacturing and business services. He has conducted numerous due diligence and management assessments and was also responsible for portfolio value creation in addition to transaction responsibilities. He is a UK FSA approved investment adviser as well as manager and has worked for a leading global PE investment house as well as PA Consulting, Deloitte, AT Kearney and DuPont de Nemours, across North America, Europe, Australasia and Japan.