Yoshiko Kurisaki’s Biography

Yoshiko KURISAKI is a Japanese national, established in Switzerland, and a senior expert of cross-cultural management between Europe and Japan. Having worked at Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (NTT, Japan), Yoshiko moved to Europe in 1989 to work in the international business, assuming various senior posts for over 25 years, namely at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and the Development (OECD, Paris), and SITA (Worldwide, HQ in Geneva). Drawing upon her first-hand experience, she has launched her own business, Europe-Japan Dynamics in 2014, and been active as a senior expert in cross-cultural management connecting Europe and Japan.

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Yoshiko is a part of itim international and certified to provide cross-cultural management and a culture gap assessment for management, drawn upon a method based on the “Six dimension framework” developed by Professor Geert Hofstede and well established worldwide.






From 2015, Yoshiko teacher a course of “Diversity” as a visiting lecturer of The Open University of Japan.

She obtained a Master’s degree in public policy at the University of Toronto (Canada), a Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Human Geography at the University of Tokyo (Japan), and a Certificate of Advanced Studies of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) at the University of Geneva (Switzerland).

Yoshiko is certified for her successful completion of  Programme of Master Trainer Institute (France). logo_u-of-toronto

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In her spare time, Yoshiko enjoys walking in the Swiss mountains, horse riding and classic music. She enjoys learning about the wine in “Wine Club” of Japan Club of Geneva (JCG).


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