Yuta Oka: Founder & Director of Azumi. A hotelier involved in the creation of hotels including K5 in Tokyo, Japan. Prior to starting his hotels, Yuta was engaged in real estate private equity in Asia and North America. He then consulted for the management team and owner group of Aman on its real estate investments and management strategy – where he met Adrian and Fumitomo. Fumitomo Hayase: Founder & Director of Azumi. Prior to starting Azumi, Fumitomo was the Japan Representative of Aman where he sourced and managed development of Aman Tokyo and Amanemu in Ise. He joined Aman as a Management Trainee and has been in operational posts within various hotels around Asia.