David Suzuki

David is Head of Blackpeak's global Japan and Korea business division and leads the firm's Tokyo office. David advises Japanese multinational corporations on operational risk issues abroad, often at the executive and board levels.

David has cultivated a pioneering human source network of former senior officers of the ground and naval special forces of the US, the UK, Japan, China, Pakistan, India and Nigeria. He is regularly called upon by program directors and research fellows at leading Western think tanks and multinational corporations for sophisticated insights into current geopolitical issues and critical security risks.

Over a career spanning 20 years, David also served as a Hong Kong Government criminal prosecution witness (copyright piracy), and founded and ran his own risk consulting firm specializing in the Asia-Pacific region. David's work has been widely featured in the Japanese and international press.

David holds a BA in History from the University of British Columbia, and is fully bilingual in Japanese and English.

Contact details:

E dsuzuki@blackpeakgroup.com