Sawako Hidaka

Sawako Hidaka

Executive Director at Asia Society Japan Center

Why Sawako joined CTC:

“Your human capital is your main base of competition – quote from Bill Gates. CTC harnesses its Member organisations’ human capital for the benefit of the entire Corporate Travel Community”

About Sawako:

Sawako became the Asia Society Japan Center’s Executive Director in 2018, having worked as a Business Consultant before.

Her strengths are providing solutions, implementing controls and negotiating with key stakeholders in multi-cultural and multi-national environments. She has strong leadership, interpersonal and communication skills that were essential for implementing change and developing cross departmental/ regional partnerships. Sawako has a deep understanding of Asia’s travel industry with focus on safety and post 3-11 reporting requirements, gained in over 12 years of experience in developing and implementing global procurement solutions to aggressively manage corporate spend.