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Wataru Sakakura

Partner & Managing Director


Wataru Sakakura is a core member of the Transformation practice at The Boston Consulting Group.

Since joining BCG in 2005, Wataru has advised clients across a range of industries, including consumer goods, industrial goods, media, and telecommunications. Also he has acquired deep experience in the shipbuilding sector.

His recent experiences include business-model development for a high-tech company, project management on companywide structural reform, staff-optimization support, support for overhead cost reduction, business transformation, portfolio strategy, and turnaround support.

Prior to joining BCG, he worked as a consultant for a business consulting firm.

Areas of Expertise

  • Transformation and turnaround
  • Business model development
  • Portfolio strategy
  • Business disposal
  • Staff optimization
  • Overhead costs reduction


  • Bachelor’s degree, policy management and environment, Keio University
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