Yuma Ito

Partner

Head of Arthur D. Little Singapore

Areas of Focus

Education

The University of Tokyo
Master’s Degree in Human and Engineered Environmental Studies

Yuma is a Partner at Arthur D. Little, managing the Singapore office. He advises manufacturing companies on growth strategy, business expansion strategy, M&A, change management, and organizational effectiveness.

As head of our office in Singapore, Yuma is in charge of multiple projects spanning South East Asia (Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, etc.)

Yuma has extensive experience planning company-wide corporate strategy, business strategy, overseas expansion strategy, overseas operations reform, M&A/partnering support, and other such projects in the manufacturing industry. 

In addition to automotive and industry, Yuma has led various projects in electronics, energy, chemicals, healthcare, and the food industry.

He holds an MS from The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Department of Human and Engineered Environmental Studies.

Recent Publications

Postal operators: The need for transformation and corresponding strategic moves
Postal operators: The need for transformation and corresponding strategic moves
From the first horse-drawn couriers to drone delivery via creating the “penny black” stamp, the automation of sorting, and so on, postal operators (“posts”) have always adapted. Moreover, given their public service spirit, they have shown great resilience to unforeseen obstacles. This explains their longevity. But digitalization of the economy is changing the context of posts — in a positive way as e-commerce increases but negatively as mail and retail networks use declines.
Future of batteries
Battery technologies are central to delivering significant advances in a wide range of industries, from electric vehicles to renewable power. This has catapulted battery technology to the top of the priority list for many players, leading to a huge boom in investment, as companies try to build key positions in the market.

Yuma is a Partner at Arthur D. Little, managing the Singapore office. He advises manufacturing companies on growth strategy, business expansion strategy, M&A, change management, and organizational effectiveness.

As head of our office in Singapore, Yuma is in charge of multiple projects spanning South East Asia (Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, etc.)

Yuma has extensive experience planning company-wide corporate strategy, business strategy, overseas expansion strategy, overseas operations reform, M&A/partnering support, and other such projects in the manufacturing industry. 

In addition to automotive and industry, Yuma has led various projects in electronics, energy, chemicals, healthcare, and the food industry.

He holds an MS from The University of Tokyo Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, Department of Human and Engineered Environmental Studies.

Recent Publications

Postal operators: The need for transformation and corresponding strategic moves
Postal operators: The need for transformation and corresponding strategic moves
From the first horse-drawn couriers to drone delivery via creating the “penny black” stamp, the automation of sorting, and so on, postal operators (“posts”) have always adapted. Moreover, given their public service spirit, they have shown great resilience to unforeseen obstacles. This explains their longevity. But digitalization of the economy is changing the context of posts — in a positive way as e-commerce increases but negatively as mail and retail networks use declines.
Future of batteries
Battery technologies are central to delivering significant advances in a wide range of industries, from electric vehicles to renewable power. This has catapulted battery technology to the top of the priority list for many players, leading to a huge boom in investment, as companies try to build key positions in the market.

More About Yuma
  • The University of Tokyo
    Master’s Degree in Human and Engineered Environmental Studies