Business Risk Consultant, Certified Fraud Examiner
Hummingbird Advisories Pte. Ltd., CEO
www.hummingbird-advisories.com / asiarisk.net
Sep 2012 – Current Hummingbird Advisories Pte. Ltd., CEO
Oct 2011 – Aug 2012 Leadership Development firm (Singapore)
Jul 2000 – Mar 2011 American intelligence firm, Tokyo Branch Office
Jul 2008 – Mar 2011 American intelligence firm, Head of Tokyo Branch Office
Mar 2008 Harvard Business School, Executive Program “Leading Professional Service Firm”
Aug 2007 Obtained Certified Fraud Examiner
Jun 1999 - May 2000 Columbia University, Professional Fellow, School of International &
Apr 1991 – May 2000 Mainichi Newspaper, Correspondent
Mar 1991 Graduated from Kyoto University, School of Economics
Sato is a business risk consultant with management, execution, and business development capabilities acquired through cross-border business experiences. He is currently running own initiative Hummingbird Advisories Pte. Ltd., a business intelligence and risk consulting firm based in Singapore.
With nine years in journalism and 16 years in business intelligence industry, Sato is a seasoned risk analyst as well as intelligence producer. His investigation experiences compass all the continents except Antarctica. He has conducted numerous corporate crisis management projects, as well as internal fraud investigations for clients, and along with legal professionals. He also participated “third party committees” for corporate crisis situations.
Sato has been keeping strong interest in poverty and human rights, and a regular donor to an advocacy group “Justice without Borders” (presided by Mr. Douglas MacLean).