We aim to increase the network of Leaders & Readers through interviews with key people at top international companies and with ambassadors to Japan.
We seek to promote mutual understanding, exchanges and commercial connections between Japan and the rest of the world by appreciating the outlooks of people outside such careers.

Ambition and experience lead to ideal circumstances

Mark Dearlove

Mark Dearlove shares insight on the financial industry and living abroad

Reputation and success developed via resilience

Antony Tran

Antony Tran’s flexible approach to photography extends to work practices

Preserving ancient history while looking to the future

Ayman Aly Kamel

Egyptian Ambassador Ayman Aly Kamel on cross-cultural collaboration

‘Busy and exciting’ times predicted for EU-Japan ties

Patricia Flor

EU Ambassador Patricia Flor reflects on her career and upcoming events

ESG-centered values drive management, strategies

Dave Muenz

Dave Muenz aims at promoting globalization and sustainable lifestyles

Partnership echoes ‘build global, live local’ mantra

Tom White

Tom White of Uber on growing the company across markets and borders

Diplomatic career offers a variety of opportunities

Jorge Toledo Albinana

Jorge Toledo’s growing reputation in diplomacy leads him back to Japan

Tourism-heavy period encourages flexible hiring

Jeremy Sampson

Jeremy Sampson of Robert Walters on challenges and changes in recruiting

Passion nurtures growth and innovative floristry

Nicolai Bergmann

Nicolai Bergmann cultivates ‘East meets West’ style in flower arrangements

Ambassador sets course to spread cultural knowledge

Morteza Rahmani Movahed

Increased tourism a major objective for Iran’s Morteza Rahmani Movahed

Pioneering flexibility and empowerment in retail

Veronica Prat van Thiel

Veronica Prat van Thiel homes in on improving client and staff experience

Emphasis on adaptability for successful global career

Raphael Cheminat

Raphael Cheminat focuses on the value of adjusting to ‘local sensibilities’

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