Pilar Dieter

Pilar Dieter

Managing Partner, Management Service Division CEO, North America & Europe Regional Manager

Pilar is Managing Partner based in San Diego, and CEO of Management Services Division with 250 professionals. Pilar is an experienced advisor with clients from Fortune 500 firms seeking growth opportunities in Asia. Pilar has been involved across a number of foreign and American business interests in China across various government and private entities focused on cross-border trade. Pilar has a strong Asian market knowledge and has worked in Singapore, Japan, Korea, China, India, and Malaysia. Prior to joining YCP Holdings, Pilar worked for an advisory growth strategy firm where she managed professional services and product management divisions in Silicon Valley. She has also served as the Board Member of the American Chamber of Commerce in Shanghai. Pilar became our Managing Partner in 2020.


  • MBA from Booth School of Business, The University of Chicago
  • BA in Political Science and Public Policy from The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)

Industry experience

Automation, Automotive, Chemicals, Construction, Healthcare, Machinery, Manufacturing

Relevant country experience

China, Japan, Korea, India, Malaysia, Singapore, USA