Management and Key Staff


Board Of Directors

Mr. Kenji Fukuyado
Chairman

Mr. Kenji Fukuyado is the Chairman of Uni-Asia Shipping Limited, and has been a director of Uni-Asia Shipping Limited since its establishment in 2010. Mr. Fukuyado has over 30 years of experience in the finance industry, including structured finance such as tax lease, asset finance, loan syndication, corporate finance and asset management. Between 1987 and 1998, he worked for The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. in Japan and Hong Kong. He is currently an Executive Director of Uni-Asia Group Limited, the ultimate holding company of Uni-Asia Shipping Limited. Mr. Fukuyado graduated with a bachelor's degree in law from Waseda University, Japan, in 1987.

Mr. Zac K. Hoshino
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Zac K. Hoshino is the Chief Executive Officer of Uni-Asia Shipping Limited. He has extensive experience in chartering, operating, and contracting in Japanese shipping company for more than 20 years including as Singapore and Hong Kong representative between 2002 and 2007. Mr. Hoshino graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mercantile marine science from Tokyo University of Mercantile Marine in 1984.

Mr. Michio Tanamoto
Director

Mr. Michio Tanamoto is one of the founders of Uni-Asia Group Limited and is a director of Uni-Asia Shipping Limited. Mr. Tanamoto is the Chairman and CEO of Uni-Asia Group Limited, the ultimate holding company of Uni-Asia Shipping Limited. Mr. Tanamoto has over 36 years of experience in financial sector, having based in Japan, Hong Kong and Singapore. In 1980, Mr. Tanamoto joined The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. and was a senior manager of Takugin International (Asia) Limited in Hong Kong, the offshore merchant banking arm of The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. between 1988 and 1993. Following which, Mr. Tanamoto was a deputy general manager of the Singapore Branch of The Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. from 1995 to 1997. Mr. Tanamoto holds a bachelor’s degree in law from Hitotsubashi University of Japan in 1980.

Mr. Makoto Tokozume
Director

Mr. Makoto Tokozume has over 30 years of working experience in financial industry in Japan, Singapore and Hong Kong, having spent 11 years with Hokkaido Takushoku Bank, Ltd. and 9 years with The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd. (currently MUFG Bank, Ltd.). Mr. Tokozume graduated from Keio University with a bachelor’s degree in economics in 1986. He holds a MBA from The University of Hull, UK and is a registered Certified Public Accountant of USA.

Key Staff
Commercial (Acquisition & Operation) Team

Mr. Shinichiro Ishizaki
General Manager

Mr. Shinichiro Ishizaki is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for projects, ship sales and purchase, chartering, ship Management. Prior to joining Uni-Asia, Mr. Ishizaki worked for Singapore-based ship owning company in charge of ship finance and ship S&P including 2 years’ secondment to Ministry of Finance, Japan. Mr. Ishizaki graduated from Hokkaido University, Japan, with a master’s degree in Field Engineering for the Environment in 2010.

Accounting Team

Mr. Jeffery Choi
Accounting Manager

Mr. Jeffery Choi is the Accounting Manager overseeing the financial operations and accounting of Uni-Asia Shipping Limited and its subsidiaries. Mr. Choi has extensive experience in ship accounting and financial operations. Mr. Choi holds a Bachelor's Degree of Commerce (Accounting) from Monash University, Australia and is a Certified Practising Accountant in Australia.