UK - London - Japanese entrepreneur, Tetsuro Hama
Japanese entrepreneur, Tetsuro Hama with sushi chef and old friend, Kaoru Yamamoto at his 'So' restaurant business, Soho, London. Hama is the owner of So plus a north London car dealership. He arrived from Japan in 1973, looking for business opportunities before starting a hotel in a Bayswater backstreet. He then went into the restaurant industry, soon earning the respect of employees and customers for affordable and tasty sushi.
From the chapter entitled 'The Price of Happiness' and from the book 'Risk Wise: Nine Everyday Adventures' by Polly Morland (Allianz, The School of Life, Profile Books, 2014).