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Tsuyoki SATO

Business Risk Consultant, Certified Fraud Examiner

Hummingbird Advisories Pte. Ltd., CEO /


[Career History]

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 &

                                          Public Affairs

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).  

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