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Partner/Portfolio Manager
  • Yuki Ishida

    Yuki IshidaGroup CEO

    Yuki Ishida, as YCP Group's Chief Partner, is actively involved in managing the Group and oversees the Group's principal and fund investment activities, dispatching management resources, and structuring platforms to provide overseas expansion support to our clients.

    Prior to founding YCP Group, Yuki was at Goldman Sachs Japan, Asian Special Situations Group, managing investments into equity, real estate, corporate debt, and other asset classes while leading turnaround operations for clients. In 2011, Yuki founded Yamato Capital Partners, a core company in YCP Group. As the company has changed to a holdings company in 2013, Yuki was appointed as a managing director of YCP Holdings.

    Yuki received his B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Cornell University and earned his master's in Engineering from Tokyo University.

  • Naoki Arai

    Naoki AraiYCP Shanghai Managing Director

    Naoki Arai founded and manages the Shanghai office, and is in charge of investments and management services for retail, e-commerce and services industries in China.

    Prior to joining YCP Group, Naoki served at the Japan Research Institute, where he sought to launch new businesses in environmental energy while supporting the launch of other businesses and government led policies. Since May 2009, He moved to Beijing, China and founded JRI's Beijing office, where he provide consulting services for Chinese municipal governments and offices. Naoki joined YCP Group in 2013.

    Naoki received his B.S. and master's in Engineering at Kyoto University.

  • Goro Asakura

    Goro Asakura

    Goro Asakura is involved in strategic planing, multi-national market entry planning, sales force transformation, HR system renewal, and new systems introduction for various clients across industries. After his move to China region, he is responsible for overseas business expansion of Japanese services company.

    Prior to joining YCP Group, Goro served at McKinsey & Co, where he was involved in mid-to-long-term strategic planning, new business development, and operations restructuring. After his career at McKinsey, he joined Locondo as a founding member where he had a leading role in launching the purchasing department, introduced a new system, and launched new businesses, which contributed to a significant sales growth of 6636%. Goro joined YCP Group in 2014.

    Goro received his B.S. and master's in Engineering from Tokyo University.

  • Jia Fan

    Jia Fan

    Jia Fan has been involved in mid-long term business strategy development and operation strategy development/execution support mainly in manufacturing and retail industries, and also worked on management and investment deal sorcing activities in China.

    Prior to joining YCP group, Jia worked at Denso where he was responsible for new customer development, business localisation and marketing in Asia regions. Jia joined YCP Group in 2015.
    Jia Fan holds an MBA degree from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with concentration in marketing.

  • Wilson Chan

    Wilson Chan

    Wilson Chan has been engaged in business development and management consulting practice in Hong Kong office and is also involved with sourcing investments within Greater China and South East Asia region.

    Prior to joining YCP Group, Wilson worked at Japan Industrial Partners, where he was involved in international deal sourcing and M&A for the private equity fund. Wilson had worked at a boutique family office in Hong Kong focusing on small-cap Asia Pacific investments. Wilson joined YCP Group in 2015.

    Wilson received his B.Sc. in Actuarial Science from the University of Toronto and his MBA from Globis University, Graduate School of Management

  • Ken Or

    Ken Or

    Prior to joining YCP Group, Ken Or worked at Deloitte Consulting, where he was involved in business strategic planning and process re-engineering for financial institutions, retailing and betting clients across the globe. In addition, Ken was also part of the Deloitte Digital team, where he led customer relationship management systems implementations and digital marketing strategies development. Ken joined YCP Group in 2015.

    Ken received his B.Eng. and Master's in Systems Engineering from Imperial College London.

  • Lv Neo

    Lv Neo

    Prior to joining YCP Group, Lv Neo worked at Proctor & Gamble, where he was involved in brand building, marketing strategy, promotion plan and execution for China Crest and Oral-B. Neo joined YCP Group in 2014.

    Neo received his B.A. in Tourism Management from Fudan University.

  • Ayumu Kobayashi

    Ayumu Kobayashi

    Ayumu Kobayashi joined YCP Group as his first career in 2015.

    Ayumu received his B.A. in Economics from the University of Tokyo and earned his M.Phil in Sociology at the University of Hong Kong.

  • Will Shi

    Will Shi

    Prior to joining YCP Shanghai, Will Shi was an associate at Ernst & Young Hong Kong assurance department, where he was responsible for providing reasonable assurance of client's financial statements. Will joined YCP Group in 2015.

    Will received his B.A. in Economics degree from the Pennsylvania State University of the United States with high distinction and earned his Master of Economics degree from the University of Hong Kong.