Our People

当社の経験豊富なコンサルタントは、それぞれの業界の固有の課題や機会を理解しており、クライアントのニーズに応じたソリューションを提供しています。

At Ascent Global Partners we believe that the strength of a company lies in its people, and the strength of our service lies in our understanding of this fundamental principle.  We believe that people are not just the heart of a company; they are the soul of its success.

 

“People are not your most important asset. The right people are.” – Jim Collins

Meet our Consultants

John Byrne

Founder & CEO

Primary Coverage: Equity
Secondary Coverage: Legal, Technology & Asset Management
Industry Experience: 20
AGP Experience: 10
Languages: English & Japanese
Hobbies: Music, Crossfit & Psychology.
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Chu Fang Chiang

Principal Consultant – Financial Services

Primary Coverage: Fixed Income
Secondary Coverage: Asset Management & Private Banking
Industry Experience: 20 years
AGP Experience: 8 years
Languages: Japanese, English & Mandarin
Hobbies: Yoga & Cooking
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Tom Donnelly

Principal Consultant – Industrial & Retail

Primary Coverage: Retail
Secondary Coverage: Industry & Technology
Industry Experience: 10 years
AGP Experience: 2 years
Languages: English & Japanese
Hobbies: Music, Gaming & Skateboarding
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Pema Chhophyel

Managing Consultant – Consumer Markets

Primary Coverage: Consumer Markets
Secondary Coverage: HR and Accounting
Industry Experience: 13 years
AGP Experience: 1 year
Languages: Japanese, English & Dzongkha
Hobbies: Archery, Hiking & Trekking
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Fumio Miyanaga

Principal Consultant – Financial Services

Primary Coverage: Sell Side Equities
Secondary Coverage: Investment Banking, PE/VC, Asset Management & Cryptocurrencies.
Industry Experience: 23 years
AGP Experience: 1 year
Languages: Japanese & English
Hobbies: Soccer & Reading
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Joseph Tuazon

Consultant – Financial Services

Primary Coverage: Financial Services
Secondary Coverage: Consumer Goods
Industry Experience: 1 year
AGP Experience: 1 years
Languages: English
Hobbies: Reading, Movies & Listening to Music
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Adrian Stanica

Consultant – Financial Services

Primary Coverage: Equity
Secondary Coverage: Technology, Investment Banking & Consumer Goods
Industry Experience: 15 years
AGP Experience: 1 year
Languages: English, Japanese, Romanian, Italian & French
Hobbies: Reading, Iron Man & Technology
Location: Hong Kong

Matthew Chau

Head of Legal Recruitment

Primary Coverage: Legal
Industry Experience: 10 Years
AGP Experience: 1 Year
Languages: English, Cantonese & Mandarin
Hobbies: Association Football
Location: Tokyo and Hong Kong

Rikiya Fukuchi

Associate Consultant – Consumer Markets

Primary Coverage: Consumer Markets
Secondary Coverage: Legal
Industry Experience: 1
AGP Experience: 1
Languages: Japanese & English
Hobbies: Cars & Cats
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Meet our Operations

Makiko Hanazawa

Head of HR and Operations

Primary Coverage: HR & Operations
Secondary Coverage: Administration
Industry Experience: 12 years
AGP Experience: 1 year
Languages: Japanese & English
Hobbies: Mountain Walking, Yoga & Cooking
Location: Tokyo, Japan

Hitomi Morinaga

Finance and Administration

Primary Coverage: Finance & Accounting
Secondary Coverage: Adminstration
Industry Experience: 5 years
AGP Experience: 5 years
Languages: Japanese, Tagalog & English
Hobbies: Reading, Cooking & Calligraphy
Location: Tokyo, Japan

John Rich Herrera

Social Media Coordinator

Primary Coverage: LinkedIn Social Media
Secondary Coverage: Twitter, Instagram, Facebook & Youtube
Industry Experience: 2 years
AGP Experience: 2 years
Languages: Tagalog & English
Hobbies: Music, Basketball & Cooking
Location: Philippines

Irah Eisma

Database Administration

Primary Coverage: Japan
Secondary Coverage: Hong Kong
Industry Experience: 2 years
AGP Experience: 2 years
Languages: Tagalog & English
Hobbies: Cooking, reading & listening to music.
Location: Philippines

Annick Jane

Administration

Primary Coverage: Japan
Secondary Coverage: Hong Kong
Industry Experience: 2 years
AGP Experience: 2 years
Languages: Tagalog & English
Hobbies: Movies, music, singing & dancing
Location: Philippines

Abigail Morales

Administration

Primary Coverage: Japan
Secondary Coverage: Hong Kong
Industry Experience: 2 years
AGP Experience: 2 years
Languages: Tagalog & English
Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, Music & playing the Ukelele
Location: Philippines

Meet our Researchers

Julie Anne Manuel

Head of Research

Primary Coverage: Finance
Secondary Coverage: Legal, Technology & Retail
Industry Experience: 2 years
AGP Experience: 2 years
Languages: Tagalog & English
Hobbies: Singing & Watching Movies
Location: Philippines

Kesiah Esteban

Researcher

Primary Coverage: Financial Technology
Secondary Coverage: Technology
Industry Experience: 2 years
AGP Experience: 2 years
Languages: Tagalog & English
Hobbies: Cooking, Watching Movies & Hiking
Location: Philippines

Precious Jade Macabante

Researcher

Primary Coverage: Technology
Secondary Coverage: Finance
Industry Experience: 1 year
AGP Experience: 1 year
Languages: Tagalog, English & Sign Language
Hobbies: Music, Travelling & Photography
Location: Philippines