Eiichi Shimizu

Eiichi Shimizu founded SWAN Partners, LLC in October 2004. Previously, he was director of Reed Global Advisors (RGA) of Bellevue, WA since September of 2000 and was responsible for managing the firm’s private equity and financial advisory services practice. He spearheaded RGA’s cross-border projects between the U.S. and Japan, satisfying a multitude of corporate development functions for clients.

Prior to joining RGA, Eiichi worked in the fixed income capital markets and derivatives division of ABN AMRO Bank N.V. in Amsterdam, Tokyo, and Singapore between 1994 and 2000. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in political studies from Gakushuin University in Tokyo and his MBA from the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

About SWAN: Swan Partners is a consulting firm that is focused on providing strategic support to small and middle market companies primarily in the US and Japan for cross border business development including capital investments. Swan has partnered with Mirai Consulting, a 130+ member management/advisory consulting firm. SWAN also represents City of Fukuoka, a city well positioned as a hub for Asian businesses from Kyushu Island, southern part of Japan.