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”
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.