Nobuyuki Tamaru is a Senior Consultant of JMA Consultants Inc. (Tokyo), which he joined in 1993. He has been working with JMAC Europe from 2008 to 2012, also offering his service as the director of Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Italy from 2009 to 2012. Beyond his experience in business process improvement, supply chain and demand chain management, his huge range of consulting experience have been progressively focusing on the manufacturing strategies of Japanese as well as non-Japanese companies worldwide – be they in Europe, Russia, US, or ASEAN Countries. His sensitivity and understanding have always been helping customer and colleagues to overwhelm the issues arising when applying the Japanese methods and Japanese way of thinking in cross-cultural environments, working for effectiveness and sustainability at each of the management reformation programs he has been leading and/or supporting. His special care for details, respect for others and interest in the world’s next steps make him a very strong and reliable professional to discuss about strategy and worldwide operational design concepts.