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Experts & Consultants


Expert of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Coordinator of TAM-BAS programs in Russia and Central Asia, has extensive experience in management consulting, in the field of manufacturing, quality control and communication industries.


Master of Science in Operations Research, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA, 1974.
Bachelor of Science in Administration Engineering, Keio University, 1971
Work Experience

2001- at present time  President and CEO at «Truspire».

1995-2001  Managing Director at «ProAxis».

1993-1995  Partner (official development assistance).

1988-1993  Partner (finance and strategic consulting).

1981-1995  Senior Manager, Director, Partner at «Price water house Coopers».

1971-1981 – Production Researcher at «Kanebo» (Company-Internal Consultant in production area).
Professional Competencies
  • Lean Production (Lean, KAIZEN);
  • Production Planning;
  • Supply Chain Management;
  • Elimination of Wastes in Manufacturing;
  • TPS – Toyota Production System;
  • TQM – Total Quality Management;
  • 5S and Visual Management;
  • Quick Changeover (SMED);
  • Just in Time;
  • IE – Industrial Engineering;
  • Strategic and Business Planning;
  • Standardization of Production Processes;
  • Distribution and Logistic Management.
Successful Projects

Strategy area:


  • Strategic advices to 33 private companies in Central Asia, funded by EBRD (European Bank for Reconstruction and Development): TAM-BAS projects;
  • Strategic planning of a manufacturer of power capacitor;
  • Strategic planning and distribution management;
  • Strategic planning during ten years of a manufacturer of visual inspecting systems;
  • Business planning of zeolite production from industrial wastes;
  • Business planning and BPR of a system integrator;
  • Business matching for an IT venture company;
  • ROI study of RosettaNet (global standard for SCM);
  • Restructuring of an artificial leather department of a Japanese company;
  • Advice on foreign brand acquisition for a Japanese food processing company;
  • Undertook a competitive analysis of specific group of textile manufacturers in Japan for a company considering expansion in Asian market;
  • Development, implementation and support of market entry strategy of a European insurance company.


Operational area:


  • Definition of requirements for development of integrated manufacturing system for a cosmetics factory, which included inventory control, material management, shop floor control, scheduling and production planning;
  • Project management of ERP package (SAP-R/2) financial module implementation in a European pharmaceutical company;
  • Adaptation of manufacturing software package (MSA MRPII, Management Science of America, Manufacturing Resources Planning II);
  • Review of manufacturing areas of PeopleSoft for Japan.


ODA experience (official development assistance):


  • Study for improvement of ODA (official development assistance) of Japan for private sectors in East Asia;
  • Preparation of a business plan submission to EBRD for a proposed semi-conductor production joint venture (Japan/US/Europe participants).
  • Feasibility Studies of joint ventures in various countries (South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Thailand, Peru, etc.) for JAIDO (Japan International Development Organization).
  • Consulting for small and medium size companies in Russia, Cambodia, Uzbekistan and Mongolia.
  • EBRD TAM projects in Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan).



Expert of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD)

Coordinator of TAM-BAS programs in Central Asia,has extensive experience in management consulting, in the field of manufacturing, 5S and visual management implementation and improvement of production business processes.


Rikkyo University, Tokyo, Japan, College of Law, Bachelor’s degree, 1983.
Work Experience

Experience in general management of a company – 16 years, 4 companies.

Experience in production – 18 years, 8 different projects.

2009- at present time  President of consulting company Ken’s Business Consulting, Tokyo, Japan.

2008-2009  Manager of company Taiyo System Technology Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

2007-2008 – Manager of company SE plus Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

2007 – Director of companyez One Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

2004-2006  Board member of company CAPLAN Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

1992-2004  Manager of company Round Appliware Service Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

1988-1992  Principal of company Digital Equipment Corporation Japan Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.

1983-1988 – Developer of companyHoneywell Information Systems Japan, Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
Professional Competencies
  • Design & Process Engineering;
  • Project Management;
  • Outsourcing Management;
  • Lean Production;
  • Elimination of Wastes in Manufacturing;
  • 5S and Visual management;
  • Standardization of Production Processes;
  • IE – Industrial Engineering;
  • TPS – Toyota Production System;
  • TQM – Total Quality Management.
Successful Projects

Successful experience in implementation of projects in the following areas:

  • Manufacturing of semiconductors, mold tools and electronic components – 18 years;
  • Development of automotive components business – 5 years;
  • Human resource management (IT engineers and consultants) – 4 years;
  • Construction (building services) – 4 years.


Hiroshi TANAKA

Dr., Ph.D. in Strategy, Programme and Project Management, PMP (1996, certified in the USA)

President of Project Management Association of Japan. Professor of ESC Lille School of Management (France). Global Project Management Delegate of Engineering Advancement Association of Japan (ENAA). President of the Japan Project Management Forum.


Bachelors of Laws in Political Science, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, 1967.
Ph.D. in Strategy, Programme and Project Management, ESC LilleSchool of Management, France, 2006.
Work Experience

Professor Dr. TANAKA has 42 years of experience in the global engineering and construction industry.


From 1967 to 2009 he worked in JGC Corporation based in Yokohama, Japan.


He had been General Manager of JGC’s Project Services Division and a board member of JGC Project Services (800-employees) up to 2002 when he concentrated on management of Project Management Association of Japan.


Dr. TANAKA, based on his practical experience in project management, has been extensively involved in industry and professional activities in the field of project management, both in Japan and all over the world.

Professional Competencies
  • Administration of Project Office, Global Proposal Services;
  • Program Management;
  • Project Management Technology;
  • Management of Project Support Services Including Technological Planning and Management of IT Resources;
  • Contractual and Commercial Activities,
  • Security, Health and Environmental Protection, Quality Management;
  • Administration of Project Operations Acting as General Manager;
  • Management of Division Companies.
Successful Projects

Dr. TANAKA is one of the leaders and pioneers in the global project management community. He is a member of, and the representative of ENAA at Project Management Institute (PMI) since 1984; one of the six founders of and former Chair of the Global Project Management Forum (GPMF) that connects most of the world association for project management, as well as the founder of the "JVQT" Alliance, an alliance of project management associations in six countries with growing interest in project management: Japan, India, China, Russia, Ukraine and Kazakhstan.


He founded Project Management Association of Japanknown as PMAJ (former Japan Project Management Forum) in 1997 as a representative of Engineering Advancement Association of Japan (ENAA),  Japanese association of engineering and construction. He was its Chairman from the date of foundation up to 2002 and then was its President  up to June, 2011.


Creator of P2M methodology and knowledge system for project and program management for innovative companies. Projects fulfilled under the direction of Hiroshi TANAKA were recognized as the best PMI projects.



Business consultant of KAIZEN Club in Ukraine

Has extensive experience in organizational consulting, in the field of strategic management, coaching, motivation and optimization of business processes.


Ph.D. in Psychology, Moscow State University (MSU), specialty  Psychologist, Lecturer of Psychology.
Work Experience

- 21 years of experience of managing own company.

- Many years of practical work in management-recruitment and Executive Search.

- 30 years of experience in conducting trainings, seminars, master classes, business games, personal and group psychotherapy.

- Speaking at scientific and practical conferences, symposiums, round tables; educational work through mass media.

- 2 years of co-chairing in the HR Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.

- Experience of teaching MBA programs in several business schools in Kyiv.

- Teaching at Master’s degrees at Faculty of Psychology in Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv.

- 12 years of experience in research activities at the Institute of Psychology Sciences of Academy of Pedagogical Sciencesof Ukraine.
Professional Competencies
  • Designing and Implementing of Business Strategies;
  • Building of Corporate Culture;
  • Coaching and Training of Personnel from Zero Level to the Level of Highly Qualified Professionals;
  • Reward and Motivation;
  • Management Consulting;
  • Organizational Behavior;
  • Competences of Top-manager, Selection, Assessment and Adaptation of Personnel;
  • Strategic HR Management;
  • Interpersonal Communication Psychology and Management;
  • Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.
Successful Projects
  • From 1995 to 2012 management of an annual project "Review of salaries and compensation packages".
  • Founder of Alla Konyaeva School on HRM.
  • More than 250 publications in the business and professional journals.
  • Conducting of innovative seminar for top-managers within the "Interim management" project.



Ph.D., Professor, Project Management Expert (UKRNET)

Coordinator of various international projects, Project Consultant of the World Bank, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, International Validator of IPMA certification programs. First Assessor in many countries for certification of professional project managers.



Electric-engineer in Automation, Kyiv Engineering-Construction Institute, 1970.

Ph.D. in Systems Control, Kyiv Engineering-Construction Institute, 1974.

D.Sc. in Control of Automated Systems, Kyiv State Technical University of Construction and Architecture, 1986.

Professor, Head of Construction Automation Department since 1987 and Head of Project Management Department since 2001, Kyiv State Technical University of Construction and Architecture.
Work Experience

Work at the university:


42 years of scientific and professional teaching experience at Kiev National University of Construction and Architecture.

  • He has lectured more than 40 disciplines: Methodology, Methods and Tools of Project Management, IT project management, etc.
  • Founded Ukrainian Project Management Association in 1993 and is its life President.
  • Organized Master’s degree program in Project Management in Ukraine (in more than 20 universities).
  • Organized new specialty 05.13.22 "Project and Program Management" and preparation of Ph.D. and D.Sc. in this specialty.


Membership in professional organizations:


  • International Project Management Association (IPMA)  Member of the Board of Directors, Member of Certification Department, Head of Certification Validation Board, the First Assessor in 7 countries, International Validator of certification programs in 5 countries.
  • Ukrainian Project Management Association (UKRNET), President.
  • Honored Scientist and Technician of Ukraine, Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine in Science and Technology.
  • Professor at University of Technology Sydney, Australia.
  • The New York Academy of Sciences, Academician.
  • Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, Academician.
  • St. Petersburg Academy of Engineering Science, Academician.
  • The World Bank, Director of programs and projects, consultant and member of the missions.
  • Primavera Systems Inc.  Representative in Ukraine.
  • NATO project. Complex Projects Management, Project Director.
  • Global Forum of Project Managers, Member of the Supervisory Board.
  • Chairman and Member of the IPMA delta working group on development and implementation ofthe system.
  • International Assessor and Validator of IPMA delta model. Certification of organizations competency under IPMA delta model  Sberbank of Russia, TNK BP, Electric network company of Ekaterinburg, Kazatomprom and others.
  • Senior Advisor to the Minister of Finance of Ukraine 2010-2012.


Other activities:


  • Lecturing: Germany  Bremen University, USA  Economic Development Institute of the World Bank, Slovakia  Bratislava Technical University, UK  Strasclaide University of Glasgow, Sweden  Total Quality Management program, Austria  Vienna University of Economic and Business Administration, Spain  Lograno University, Poland  University of Business Administration, Czech Republic  Brno University, etc.
  • Organized and held 25 international congresses, symposiums and conferences.
  • Published 27 books and monographs and more than 250 scientific articles.
  • Participated as a speaker in more than 50 international scientific congresses, symposiums and conferences.
  • In 1987 won the first prize as the best professor of Ukraine.
Professional Competencies
  • P2M  A Guidebook of Project and Program Management for Enterprise Innovation;
  • Project and Program Management;
  • Management of Program Integration;
  • Program Strategy Implementation;
  • Management of Programs Community;
  • Risk Management;
  • Value Management;
  • Financial Management.
Successful Projects
  • Since 1995 under the World Bank project prepared more than 17500 project management practitioners for many ministries, departments and organizations. Since 1975, has prepared more than 30 candidates for Ph.D. and D.Sc. in Computer Science and Project Management.
  • Training in Primavera system for specialists of Rivne and Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plants, 1993-1997.
  • Educational Project, the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, Project Director, 1994.
  • Preparation of 7 teams of Project Managers under Primavera system for Lukoilunder the project of Permnefteorgsintez reconstruction, 1996.
  • Preparation of specialists in project management for Ukraine, Co-director of the project. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development, 1995-1997.
  • Consultant of 7 projects of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development on projects monitoring and procurement systems, 1994  2002.
  • Project Manager on developing of a distance course on project management for civil servants in Ukraine. The World Bank, 2002.
  • Project Manager on modernization of the tax administration system of VAT and work with the courts, 2004  2006.
  • Chairman and member of the team on development and implementation of IPMA delta system. First International Assessor of IPMA delta, 2007-2012.
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