FTI Consulting Global: Shunsuke Ito

Shunsuke Ito is a Managing Director and the Japan representative of the Global Risk and Investigations Practice of FTI Consulting, he is based in Tokyo. Mr. Ito specializes in conducting complex investigative assignments involving fraud, corruption, business intelligence and due diligence investigations, brand integrity and other risk consulting services.

Mr. Ito is responsible for our business development and marketing activities in Japan. He supports numerous major Japanese corporations across a wide range of industries such as conglomerates, trading businesses, financial services including securities, private equity investments and insurance, information communication technology, electronics, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, logistics and various manufacturing businesses, by providing both preventative and reactive risk consulting services for their overseas business expansion plans.

Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Mr. Ito spent four years in Hitachi Ltd as a member of the human resources department. He was responsible for providing consulting and support services to management in relation to the company’s human resource strategy, particularly in developing and operating personnel evaluation systems and employee education systems.

Mr. Ito received a Master of Arts in International Relations from Middlesex University. Prior to this, Mr. Ito had been awarded a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Waseda University in Tokyo.

Mr. Ito is fluent in Japanese and English.

Professional Experience

-Business intelligence and investigative due diligence projects in Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Africa, North and South America and Europe
-Financial due diligence projects throughout Asia
-Compliance development projects undertaken on behalf of Japanese corporations
-Fraud investigations in Japan
-Litigation support for bankruptcy trustees in Japan
-Risk management assignments for Japanese corporations
-Brand integrity consulting for Japanese corporations and government entities


-Russia Business Risk Handbook (September 2011)
-Vietnam Business Risk Handbook (September 2008)

Presentations and other Speaking Engagements

-Business Expansion related Risks in Asia at Resona Bank
-Business Opportunities and Risks in Russia at the Osaka Chamber of Commerce
-Business Opportunities and Risks in India at the Business Research Institute
-Business Opportunities and Risks in Vietnam at the Japan Oveseas Enterprises Association
-Fraud in Asia at the Japan Oveseas Enterprises Association
-Counterfeit Medicines in Asia at the Japanese Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association

Career Advancement Opportunities

March 2024 Investment Banking

  • Jefferies & Company 02 99.4%
  • Goldman Sachs 19 98.8%
  • Harris Williams & Co. (++) 98.3%
  • Lazard Freres 02 97.7%
  • JPMorgan Chase 04 97.1%

Overall Employee Satisfaction

March 2024 Investment Banking

  • Harris Williams & Co. 18 99.4%
  • JPMorgan Chase 11 98.8%
  • Lazard Freres 05 98.3%
  • Morgan Stanley 07 97.7%
  • William Blair 03 97.1%

Professional Growth Opportunities

March 2024 Investment Banking

  • Lazard Freres 01 99.4%
  • Jefferies & Company 02 98.8%
  • Goldman Sachs 17 98.3%
  • Moelis & Company 06 97.7%
  • Lincoln International 04 97.1%

Total Avg Compensation

March 2024 Investment Banking

  • Director/MD (5) $648
  • Vice President (19) $385
  • Associates (81) $263
  • 3rd+ Year Analyst (12) $184
  • Intern/Summer Associate (32) $172
  • 2nd Year Analyst (60) $169
  • 1st Year Analyst (193) $159
  • Intern/Summer Analyst (142) $101
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