Based in Singapore, Sunao regularly works in Tokyo.
Prior to Singapore, Sunao was based in Tokyo and worked for a management consulting firm assisting foreign firms entering the Japanese market. This helped him to broaden his skills through projects spanning the automobile, biotechonology, construction, financial services, healthcare, logistics, manufacturing, medical, telecommunications, and trading industries.
Sunao’s training experience has encompassed areas, such as Essential Leadership, Sales and Sales Management Development, Team Development, Effective Communication and Presentation Skills, and Cultural Diversity.
Sunao is fluent in English and Japanese and very familiar with different behavioural and management styles and the cultural diversity challenges between US, European, SouthEast Asian and Japanese teams.
Sunao’s strengths lie in balancing a methodological approach with cultural and personal sensitivities and ensuring clients gain direct benefits from organisational development initiatives.
While in Japan, Sunao worked with a number of financial institutions, including major insurance companies. Recent clients Sunao has worked with in a training & consulting guise include: Ajinomoto, BMW Asia, Credit Suisse, HP, JTB, Lenovo, Maersk, Microsoft, Mitsui & Co., Mizuho CB, Murata Electrics, Nokia, NorinChukin Bank, PIMCO, Rolls-Royce, Siemens, Singapore Exchange, Sojitz, TDK, Three Bond, Toyota Tsusho and UBS.