- Shingo Kasumoto
- Southeast Asia Regional Manager
Shingo Kasumoto is responsible for the entire YCP Southeast Asia business, has been leading management dispatch service to provide one stop solutions across strategy, finance, marketing and operation categories.
Prior to joining YCP Group, Shingo worked at P&G, where he gained extensive experience in product development, marketing strategy, and promotion development in skin care products. He also worked in Singapore as an Asia brand manager for Vidal Sassoon, a global brand for hair care and hair styling products. He co-founded YCP Holdings (Former Yamato Capital Partners) in 2011.
Shingo received his LL.B. from Kyoto University.
- Omar Aziz
Omar Aziz is a Partner based in Singapore. He is experienced in consulting & ICT industries. He has managed large projects in construction, automotive, healthcare, power generation, telecom and oil & gas sectors.
He has helped multinational clients gain market share in the landscape of Asian market with his area of expertise.
His area of expertise comprised of profiling industries and competition, segmenting customers, sizing the markets, analyzing distribution channels, preparing investment feasibility studies, reviewing potential joint ventures or acquisitions, identifying suppliers and delivering market entry and growth strategy in Asia.
MBA from Nanyang Business School
- Mickael Feige
- Thailand Co-Country Manager
Mickael Feige is a YCP Solidiance Partner based in our Thailand office.
He manages large projects for Fortune 500 in various sectors such as automotive, chemicals, construction, energy, heavy industries and healthcare.
He is an expert in market entry, industry and competitive benchmarking, growth strategy, and commercial problems diagnostics. Mickael speaks French and conversational Japanese.
Bachelor’s degree in Physical Sciences from College Protestant Francais
Bachelor of Business Administration from American University Beirut
- Takahiro Okawara
At YCP, Takahiro Okawara has been engaged with go-to-market-strategy planing, M&A support and marketing projects as well as hands-on support for new business launch
Prior to joining YCP Group, he was at Accenture strategy consulting division where he was a manager and at Rakuten where he was senior manager of strategy planning section.
At Accenture, he engaged with new service/business planning, business strategy and business process reengineering projects for communication/high-tech/media industries as a project manager.
At Rakuten, he engaged with new business development (launching new product categories, partnering) and marketing operation as well as strategy planning. Also engaged with launching new CVC group as additional role.
Received his B.A. in Economics from Keio University.
- Gervasius Samosir
- Indonesia Country Manager
Gervasius is a Partner, based in our Indonesia office. He has strong industry experience, particularly in telecommunication, oil & gas, energy, and industrial products. He is experienced in strategy consulting and market research firms. He led several projects with various leading companies across Indonesia, Malaysia & the Philippines.
He has aided large global companies with alliance partner build out, target customer identification and penetration programs. His previous work experience includes working with major Indonesian Telco-operators and various prominent management consulting firms.
Bachelor’s degree in Economics from President University
MBA at the Asian Institute of Management in the Philippines
Education program from Chicago Booth School of Business
- Michael Sieburg
- Vietnam Country Manager
Michael Sieburg is a Partner at YCP Solidiance’s Vietnam office.
Based in Ho Chi Minh City with regional scope of experience and responsibility, Michael has advised Fortune 500 companies on market growth strategies – including market entry, market penetration, distribution strategy and distributor prioritization, channel analysis and recommendations, acquisition search, competitor benchmarking, and investment feasibility studies.
The project taking place in Vietnam, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, China, and Australia. Prior to joining YCP Solidiance, Michael worked in New York City covering Southeast Asia as a macroeconomic / political risk analyst.
M.A. from Columbia University
Senior Consultant – Tractus Asia
Consultant – Eurasia Group
- U-Yun Wong
- Malaysia / Phillipines Country Manager
U-Yun is a Partner at Solidiance, based in our Singapore office, with operational oversight on our Myanmar, Malaysia, and Philippines offices. He brings more than 10 years of management consulting experience, and formerly headed up the consulting offices of Thailand (2003 – 2004) and Hong Kong (2004 – 2007) at a regional consulting firm.
Prior to YCP Solidiance, he is an Executive Director at Red Cloud Asset Management Ltd and Managing Director at Lucanna Pte Ltd. He has led more than 100 strategic consulting engagements for Fortune 500 and Government clients across varied industries focusing on corporate strategy, M&A advisory, and organizational transformation.
Bachelor of Engineering at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (Australia)
MBA at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Executive Director at Red Cloud Asset Management Ltd
Managing Director at Lucanna Pte Ltd
- Naithy Cyriac
- Myanmar Office Manager
Naithy is a Managing Director Myanmar, based in our Yangon office. She has over 6 years of consulting experience across a range of sectors, including FMCG, healthcare, energy and construction.
She has worked extensively with multinational companies exploring investment opportunities in Myanmar.
She led various consulting projects including market entry strategy, investment opportunity analysis and competitive benchmarking.
BSc from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi University
MBA in Strategy and Organization from National University of Singapore
- Raul Heraud
- Australia Office Manager
Raul is a Managing Director Australia, based in our Sydney office. He has a deep background in Strategic Consulting and Finance (M&A and Private Equity), and has close to 15 years of experience advising Fortune 500 companies and Asian conglomerates in Emerging and Frontier Markets.
Prior to YCP Solidiance, he is a Senior Director and Head of Financial Services in Emerging Strategy. He has numerous experience in financial modelling, valuation, investment advisory, market intelligence and geographic, strategic planning, and product expansion in various industries. Raul had worked for prominent global consulting companies.
BBA from American University
MA in International Studies from The Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania
MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania
Senior Director & Head of Financial Services – Emerging Strategy
Senior Associate – SinoLatin Capital
- Gary Murakami
- Thailand Co-Office Manager
Gary has supported 50+ clients from multinational companies to foreign SMEs in 10 countries around Asia.
He provides hands-on management service to commit to leave an impact for clients, leveraging his experiences and expertise of providing solutions in mergers and acquisitions (M&A), market entry strategy formulation, business process improvement, organization optimization, business planning, market forecast, and industry research.
Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture from Hokkaido University
MBA from Sasin School of Management (Thailand)
Deloitte Consulting Southeast Asia
Merrill Lynch Japan Securities