Experienced hands-on business leader with over 20 years experience driving growth and change in Japan, combining passionate commercial acumen with exceptional creativity. Launched J-Global Institute of Collaboration in 2015 to help promote Japanese working methods globally.

Jon teaches the following classes:

Global Leaders Program

Global English Mindset


Former consultant in the Environmental department of the German Chamber of Commerce and Industry in France (Paris). Christine arrived in Japan in 2013 and first studied Japanese at Keio University.

After a mission at the EU-Japan Center for Industrial Cooperation, she joined J-Global Institute of Collaboration to support and develop the Learning Center.

Christine teaches the following classes:

Conversation Classes

Business Skills

Global Leaders Program


Rob has twenty years of experience living and working in Japan as a certified professional coach, counsellor and lecturer. In addition to his work for JIC, he teaches a career seminar at Rikkyo University and helps to prepare Foreign Ministry and other government employees for their postings abroad.

Rob teaches the following classes:

Group Coaching: Career Planning & Learning Strategy

Emotional Intelligence

Mastering the IELTS


Born in Dublin and educated in Ireland and the U.K. A career covering 25 years in Europe and 15 years in Asia. Business owner with hands on experience at all levels of the business process.

Written and conducted 1,000’s hours of development courses. A people person with a love of helping others achieve their full potential.

Adrian teaches the following class series:

The Language of Sales


Cornell University MBA graduate, Project Manager at NEC Corporation of America and Yahoo!, Management Consultant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

After leading the Japan Society of Northern California as president, joined MSOL, Inc. as vice president of business development and project management in March 2014. Executive Director at Management Solutions, co., ltd. in Tokyo since November 2015.

Andrew teaches the following class series:

Project Management


Originally from USA- Japan. A former U.S. Navy officer whom specialized in amphibious warfare and anti terrorism.  He represents “Rhumbline Consulting“, which offers tailored anti terrorism training to businesses and civic organizations.

Bill teaches the following class:

Global English Mindset


Cao Suzhen came to Japan in 1988 to study at Waseda University. After joining a Japanese research institute, she began her teaching and consulting relationship with LGS (at that time, INTEC Japan).


Career development, interpersonal communication skills and management coach for Japanese and foreign companies located in Japan, Gary has been making a difference in  Japan for the last 25 years by inspiring thousands of trainees.


After studying International Management and Finance, she worked in the financial markets for multinational companies. She offers workshops on business and self-development topics. Anne-Laure is originally from France and lived in London for ten years.


With an International Executive MBA in Information Management, a Bachelor in Education Sciences and a postgraduate Certificate in Crisis and Leadership Communication Mathias became an expert in leadership and communication trainings. In addition, the recent postgraduate certificate in Psychology reflects his coaching work for individual and collective, private and professional thriving and well- being. Mathias is originally from Switzerland.

Mathias teaches the following class:

Platform Cooperativism


Originally from the USA, Eric is a long-term resident of Japan with deep knowledge of local culture and business practices. In addition to his work as Managing Director of Tactus Partners, Eric is a frequent writer and speaker on brand strategy, B2B marketing and related topics. He has worked with many of the world’s leading brands in the automotive, fashion, food & beverage, technology, business services, and many other fields.


Phil Chang is American and British, and has lived in Japan for 10 years. He has many years of experience in international business (Silicon Valley, UK and Japan) in sales, product management, business development and marketing. A graduate of UC Berkeley, he is an expert in Innovation and Technology.



Former Supervisor(Car area) in the Administration Department of Kidzania Tokyo. Experienced in teaching, including facilitation of workshops. He understands Japanese business culture, Mindset and background of them. He joined J-Global to facilitate classes which enable participants to acquire skills for their own career.

Shiro teaches the following classes:

Global Leaders Program

Global English Mindset


Her counterparts include young ventures, non-profit organizations, government agencies, international organizations, mid – to Zhuzsanna has designed and facilitated projects in the USD 10 + thousand to multibillion scale with a keen eye on contextual analysis to find hidden interdependencies. Across various industries (power generation, telecommunication, hospitality & conventions, retail, lifestyle and pharmaceutical industries, management consulting). 

Among others, Zsuzsanna specializes in marketing strategy and leadership issues and is currently a PhD candidate in organizational behaviour / internal marketing at Babes-Bolyai University and holds a Summa Cum Laude MBA from Globis University of Graduate Studies, Tokyo. Originally from Hungary, she has lived and worked in the United States, Japan, Turkey, and Jordan. She currently resides in Tokyo.

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