Chika is an International Cultural Facilitator, Leadership Coach, Consultant, and Founder of Hofstede Insights of Japan. With more than 25 years of experience as a leader in corporate communications and public affairs at HP and GE in Japan, Chika led various multi-cultural/cross functional projects and initiatives. She has worked with people from over 50 nationalities with a keen awareness of the impacts of cultures on people and organizations. Chika brings a rich depth of experiences across the globe and provides consulting, facilitation, and coaching for multinational institutions and global professionals in countries including Japan, the U.S., U.K., Spain, France, Germany, Slovakia, Singapore, and Thailand. Chika’s style is known to tap individuals and teams to collaborate effectively in multi-national organizational and varietal cultural contexts. She is trained in ORSC (Organization and Relationship Systems Coaching) and holds the following certifications: Cultural Intelligence (CQ) / Unconscious Bias Facilitator, Gallup Strength Coach, Total Leadership Circle Practitioner, an Intercultural Readiness Check (IRC) Practitioner. To get more information about Chika or reach her directly, email her at