Inspired and fascinated by international environments, Saori has worked in 4 countries and traveled to 55 more. During these experiences she gained insight into the importance of intercultural understanding and communication as a determining factor in business success. Connecting Japanese and other cultures is the focal point of her interests.
Throughout her career, she has acted as a bridge between business units, companies and countries, and contributed to the business growth of multinational companies such as Procter & Gamble, Lloyds Bank and Johnson & Johnson. Bilingual in Japanese and English, Saori holds an MBA from IMD in Switzerland. She lives in Brussels and travels to Japan regularly.