Manami Shimada

Manami joined MDD’s Tokyo office in 2013. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the State of California and is a Director at the firm.

Manami has worked on various international and domestic insurance claims from small-sized to large-sized losses. Her practice areas include business interruption, contingent business interruption, lost profits, extra expenses/increased cost of working, stock & content losses, product liability and catastrophe services.

Manami specialises in measuring losses in the electronics, petrochemical, oil & gas, agriculture, automotive, healthcare and cosmetic industries.

Prior to joining MDD, Manami gained experience in financial accounting reporting and auditing.  She also worked on various business interruption claims arising from the Great Tohoku Earthquake and the Thailand floods in 2011.

Manami speaks fluent Japanese. She has also presented seminars on business interruption and stock losses to claims personnel, brokers and loss adjusters.

Manami graduated from the Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting.

Nattakarn Prasitsumrit

Nattakarn joined MDD Forensic Accountants’ Singapore office in 2013 as a Senior Accountant. She is now a Senior Manager at the firm’s Singapore office.

Fluent in Thai, English, Mandarin and Japanese, Nattakarn has worked on various economic damage quantification cases across Asia, Africa and Europe. Her expertise includes advanced loss of profits/delay in start-up, business interruptionbusiness valuation, catastrophe services, contingent BI & extra expenses, and stock & contents.  In addition, she has provided litigation accounting services to MDD clients and has been active in catastrophe services, quantifying damages that occurred as a result of the 2011 Thailand Floods.

Nattakarn has been engaged on numerous assignments in the automotivemanufacturinghotels and resorts and telecommunications sectors. She has extensive experience in the Energy sector which includes oil & gaspower generation and distribution and mining & refining.

She has presented seminars and training sessions to industry professionals on various topics including business interruption, power generation losses and refinery & petrochemical losses.

Nattakarn received her Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Accounting (First Class Honors) from the Chulalongkorn Business School in Thailand. She also spent one semester at Japan’s Akita International University in the Global Business Faculty. Nattakarn is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and a Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA).

Yoshiyuki Sotoyama

Yoshi joined MDD Forensic Accountants’ Singapore office in 2011. Fluent in Japanese, he moved in 2013 to become the Director of the firm’s Tokyo office.

An expert in economic damage quantification, he specializes in lost profits, extra expenses, stock & contents, environmental damages and catastrophe services matters.

He was involved in assignments arising from the 2011 Great Tohuku Japan earthquake and the 2011 Thailand floods.

Yoshi has vast experience in retail and wholesale, luxury goods, steel manufacturing, pulp and paper, automotive and motorcycle assembly, electronics, chemical and petrochemical industries.

He graduated from Curtin University of Technology with a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Accounting.