1. Satoru Yano

Satoru Yano

Director, Crossborder Pte. Ltd
Satoru Yano

Director of Crossborder Pte. Ltd. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Keio University in 1986. Worked on socio-economic infrastructure project finance in Southeast Asia at the Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund of Japan (now the Japan International Cooperation Agency) and on cross-border M&A at the U.K. investment bank Baring Brothers & Co. Subsequently set up his own business in 1991. After working as an adviser to the Vietnamese government and achieving success in his venture business in Vietnam, he established Crossborder in Singapore in 1999. Using the network he has built up in both the public and private sectors in Asia, he provides professional services of business development consulting, broking and advice on business alliances, market research, and investment in a wide range of industries in Asia. Has lectured frequently in recent years at Asia-related seminars. Is a permanent resident of Singapore. His motto is ”Using Asia to invigorate Japan!”