Map in Grass

Leadership Development
Personal Brand Development


Executive & Leadership Coach, Trainer

More about me



Cultivating Leadership Wisdom through 
Executive Coaching


I support Japanese executives in foreign companies and non-Japanese executives who manage Japanese organizations.

I have worked with many senior leaders from Japan/Asia, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, the US. 

Utilizing my work experience of 22 years, I support leaders on the following topics: 

  • How to build, motivate, and develop teams

  • How to create business cases

  • How to manage up when the boss is from another culture

  • How to influence others

  • How to increase the visibility

  • How to focus on career development - BreakFree (Japanese)

Customized Corporate Training Programs


  • Coaching and Developing Others

  • Becoming A People's Manager/Leader
  • Becoming a Mentor
  • Personal Brands in Companies

Cultivating Leadership Wisdom for Sustainability

Partnering with CHROs, HR Professionals, Executive Coaches, and Internal Coaches

ICF-Accredited Coach Continuing Education

 "I SOW Today® Leadership Development for Sustainability Program"



Global business agility 
I worked in global companies in Financial Services, Insurance, IT/Software, and Legal Services for more than 22 years before transitioning to coaching and training.

I have hands-on team management and senior leadership experience.

Multi-cultural and multi-industry coaching
I have been coaching middle managers and executives from various industries and countries in Japanese, English, and Turkish.

Professional and certified coaching qualifications
I am a holder of the International Coach Federation (ICF)’s Professional Certified Coach (PCC) accreditation.

I have been first certified by Co-Active® Training Institute (CTI), "the largest experiential coach training and leadership development in the world."

I am also a Mentor Coach in ICF.

Cultural agility
I have lived in Japan since the mid-90s. I have traveled to all contents (except Antarctica).

I personally integrate cultural elements from Japan, non-Japanese Asia, Europe/Western World, and the Middle-East.

I even co-authored a book in Japanese, "Creating a Society of Diversity and Possibilities: Social Business and Social Leadership."

Resources from a polymath-in-progress
I have a rich library of resources on all aspects of Management and Leadership Development, Sustainability, Psychology, Improv, Sufism, and Zen Mindfulness.

I enjoy blending and using my learnings from all the degrees I have:

Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering,

Master of Business Administration (MBA),

Master of Science (M. Sc.) in Psychology,

and my on-going studies to become a Doctor of Psychology (PsyD.)