Naoki Arai

Partner

Naoki is our Managing Partner and the group's COO based in Shanghai, China. His areas of expertise are in investment and management services for retail, e-commerce, and professional services industries in China. Prior to YCP Solidiance, Naoki worked at the Japan Research Institute, during which he advised businesses in the environmental energy sector along with supporting the launch of government led policies. In 2009, Naoki moved to Beijing where he managed to found the JRI’s Beijing office.

Education

B.S. and Master’s degree in Engineering from Kyoto University

Industry experience

Retail, E-commerce, Energy, Automotive, Consumer goods, Service industry

Relevant country experience

Japan, China