Go Sakano

Go Sakano is the Chief Financial Officer of Spire Group and Managing Director of the Singapore Branch of YAMADA Consulting Group. He brings with him more than a decade of experience in management consulting. Go is experienced in business development and skilled in strategic planning and corporate finance.

Go Sakano is the Chief Financial Officer of Spire Group and Managing Director of the Singapore Branch of YAMADA Consulting Group. He brings with him more than a decade of experience in management consulting. Go is experienced in business development and skilled in strategic planning and corporate finance.

He specialises in growth strategies and internationalisation, helping clients with both the planning as well as implementation of projects. Go has a rich network of connections with Japanese food manufacturing companies, F&B retailers and food service outlets. 

Go brings with him over 12 years of experience in consulting, and has deep insights in business strategy building, including implementing global growth strategies and sustainable performance improvements in both Japan and the Asia–Pacific region.

As an expert of corporate finance and strategy, Go has supported cross-border M&A transaction and Joint Venture development in energy, construction, electronics, and ICT sector. His ability enables consistent support from market assessment to partner selection, investment execution, and business alliance support.

As the Managing Director of the Singapore Branch at YAMADA Consulting Group (YCG), Go has led three business unit: Strategy, Transaction Advisory and M&A Advisory service units.

Go graduated from Graduate School of International Management at International University of Japan. He holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Law.