Directors & Officers

Shiodome Partners Limited

President & CEO
Group CEO
Kengo Maekawa
Before founding Shiodome Partners Group, Kengo Maekawa conducted statutory auditing of publicly listed corporations for Shin-nihon Audit Corporation the member firm of Ernst & Young. Mr.Maekawa presided over IPO support strategies, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence, and more, ensuring a smooth transition for corporate clients at all sides of the transaction.
Mr.Maekawa established Shiodome Partners Group in 2008 as the President and Representative Director before ascending as the company’s Chief Executive Officer in 2009. Mr.Maekawa is a Certified Public/Tax Accountant and Administrative Scrivener with a Bachelor of Economics at Hokkaido University.
Director
General Manager,Head of Corporate Planning Division
Mitsuaki Kanamori
Mitsuaki Kanamori graduated from Chuo University School of Commerce and joined the Tax Accounting Division of Shiodome Partners Group in 2011. Mr.Kanamori supervised the operation of our Okinawa branch in 2012 and contributed significantly to the development of our BPO/Outsourcing Division. Mr.Kanamori was appointed as the Okinawa Branch Manager in 2017, and is now serving as Director and Chief of our Quality Control Department, with a focus on organizational reform and operational efficiency.
Director
Consultancy Division
Sota Yamaguchi
After being a member of AGS Consulting Co. Ltd., he joined Shiodome Partners Group in 2016. He offers a wide range of consulting services such as IPO consulting services, internal controls consulting, internal audit consulting, stock price calculation, financial due diligence, and cost accounting consulting. He also has extensive consulting experience with regards to listed companies and subsidiaries, as well as companies preparing for an initial public offering (IPO). Appointed as an executive officer in 2019, he currently serves as the Chief Managing Officer of the Consulting Department.
Director
General Manager, Legal Affairs Deparment,Head of Human Resources Strategy Division
Satoru Kobayashi
Satoru Kobayashi graduated from Aoyama Kakuin University College of Economics and joined Shiodome Partners Group in 2012. As Director and Manager of our Legal Affairs Deparment, he coordinated crucial legal proceedings for corporate clients, which includes (but are not limited to): incorporation, shareholders meetings, licensing and approvals, financing support, status of residence qualifications, real estate purchase/leasing, and more.
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Anna Seo
In 2004, Anna entered her career at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC, a member of the global DTTL network, where she worked in the accounting and auditing departments of both Sapporo and Tokyo offices, contributing towards working mainly with clients from listed companies. After spending some time living abroad, Anna returned to Japan to open her own CPA firm which later connects her as Shiodome Partner’s audit and supervisory board member as of 2021. Anna is a graduate of the Hokkaido University, Faculty of Economics, and is a certified accountant.
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Hideki Sato
Hideki Sato launched his law career at Kataoka Law in 2003, providing qualified counsel on general civil cases, corporate law (M&A, business revitalization, intellectual property rights, etc.), and labor management.
Mr. Sato served as a lecturer at his alma mater, Keio University Law School, from 2007 to 2012. Mr.Sato founded the Law Division of Shiodome Partners Group in 2009 and established the Real Estate Division (Shiodome Property Co., Limited.) as the department President and Representative Director in 2017. Mr.Sato is currently serving as the corporate auditor of our organization.
Audit & Supervisory Board Member
Munenori Ishikawa
After passing the judicial scrivener exam, Munenori worked at several judicial scrivener offices that specialized in real estate registration, company registration, inheritance, and court trials. He later established his own office in 2015, where he mainly focused on real estate registration and corporate law. He then joined Shiodome Partners Group in 2016 and became an Outside Audit & Supervisory Board Member of Shiodome Partners Co., Ltd. in 2020.
Executive Officer
Director,Head of Sales Strategy Division
Ryota Matsuhashi
Ryota Matsuhashi joined Shiodome Partners Group in 2012 and served as our leading specialist in corporate tax, consumption tax, inheritance tax, and business succession. Mr.Matsuhashi was appointed Director and acting Manager of Sales Strategy in 2018, in recognition for his invaluable contributions in developing our Tax Accounting division.
Partner
USCPA(Washington)
Graduate of Sophia University / Faculty of Comparative Culture
Jun Kurozumi
Jun started his career as a professional translator before he landed a job in accounting for BDO Tax Co. He was given the opportunity to work as a consultant for foreign affiliated companies before ultimately taking on corporate management roles for clients like H&M and Volvo as an outsourcing tax accountant and personnel/ labor manager. After joining Shiodome Partners Group in 2012, he now leads our international team for both outbound and inbound clients.