Naomichi Katabe

Chairman of Ariya Tax & Corporate Services Ltd.




Japanese, Thai and English



Naomichi was one of the founding partners of Ariya Group, and is the firm’s Chairman. He is a CPA at Japanese law, and has extensive experience in statutory auditing under Japanese law, covering 100 companies. He specializes in consultancy for international tax, accounting and auditing.

He established the firm after being seconded to Thailand by on of the large international accountancy firms. He recognized the importance to Thailand of foreign investment. He also recognized that foreigners faced difficulties investing in Thailand due to the lack of information on accounting, tax and regulation. Naomichi established Ariya Group to bridge that gap.

Naomichi has a degree in Commercial Science from Waseda University, Japan.

He has lectured on taxation for the master’s degree course at the Ritsumeikan Asia Pacific University, Japan, and is the author of “Tax Lawsuits of the World” (published in Japan) and “Thai Revenue Tax translated in to Japanese language”.

Naomichi was instrumental in joining Ariya Group to the “Inpact” network, a network of accounting practices doing business across the Asia Pacific region. Ariya Group is the only member for Thailand.

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