I am an Angel Investor, Mentor and Entrepreneur and am investing in early stage startups in the US, Japan and Ireland. Where I can, I am also supporting Irish startups and SME`s who wish to enter the Japanese market.
H+K International is a leading supplier of kitchen equipment to the food service industry. We provide total restaurant solutions, incorporating manufacturing, logistics, after sales service and project management with over 1,500 employees world-wide. Customers include McDonald’s, Burger King, Subway. We have been operating in Japan since 2012, originally serving west Japan, now expanded supply to all 47 prefectures.
Enterprise Ireland ( E.I. ) is the Irish government agency responsible for the development and growth of Irish enterprises in world markets. We work in partnership with Irish enterprises to help them start, grow, innovate, and win export sales in global markets. In this way, we support sustainable economic growth, regional development and underpin employment in Ireland.
From 2017, I work as a development manager of overseas hotel projects with Toyoko Inn Development Co. Ltd (hotel developing company) and as Tohoku regional manager with Toyoko Inn Co., Ltd (hotel operating company).
Most of my vocational carrier, I had engaged with development assistance of developing countries through grant & concessional lending at JBIC/JICA (Japanese governmental agencies).