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Paul Shiraga

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Senior Manager

Location: Tokyo

Paul specializes in providing consulting services, which includes financial analytics, project management, business development, corporate finance, strategic planning, CFO outsourcing, risk management, and research. Prior to joining Spire, Paul worked for Deutsche Bank AG, in Singapore and Tokyo, Japan, as a project manager and financial/risk analyst. 

He has worked on assignments covering crisis management, business continuity, government organizations, and the automotive industry. Paul also served as an outsourced CFO for a large advertising firm, enhancing the company’s ability to leverage data in its business and financial decision-making. He also spent several years in financial analysis for Honda Motor Company and LKQ Corporation. At Spire, Paul has applied his skillset, acquired over 15 years, across a myriad of strategic challenges, spanning M&A due diligence, project management, change management, and strategic planning.

Paul’s community service includes mentoring at Shidler College of Business, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa.


  • Shidler College of Business, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa MBA – Finance and Management, Japan-focused
  • University of California, Irvine - BA in Economics

Licenses and Certifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification, National

Professional Memberships

  • Project Management Institute (PMI), Honolulu Hawai‘i Chapter – member 
  • Japan American Institute of Management Science (JAIMS), Hawai‘i Kai – alumnus/member 

Core Competencies

  • Financial analytics
  • Project management
  • Business development
  • Corporate finance
  • Strategic planning
  • CFO outsourcing
  • Risk management 
  • Research
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