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Talk session: Productivity conundrum for Japan by Yumiko Murakami, Head of OECD Japan

18 December 2018 19:00 - 21:00


Embassy of Sweden, Club Room (Apartment entrance)

Talk session: Productivity conundrum for Japan by Yumiko Murakami, Head of OECD Japan

We are proud to invite you to an evening with Yumiko Murakami from OECD Tokyo Centre. 

Despite the work style reform campaign launched by the Japanese government and companies, Japan's productivity is still among the lowest in the OECD countries.

What are the core opportunities and challenges for the Japanese labour market ?

Yumiko Murakami, Head of OECD Tokyo Centre, will discuss various potential solutions for Japan by introducing a wide range of data and analysis from the OECD.



 Yumiko Murakami
Head of OECD Tokyo Centre 

Since Yumiko joined OECD in 2013 as the head of OECD Tokyo Centre, she has been at the forefront of policy discussions between OECD and governments, businesses and academia in Japan and Asia, covering a wide range of economic policy issues.  She has been leading discussions with various stake holders in Japan and Asia, particularly in the areas of Corporate Governance, tax guidelines, gender diversity, education, international trade and innovation. Prior to joining the OECD, Yumiko held a number of leadership positions as a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs and Credit Suisse. Yumiko has diverse professional experiences, ranging from banking in New York and London to UN Peace Keep Operations in Cambodia.  Yumiko has an MBA from Harvard University, MA from Stanford University and BA from Sophia University.  She sits on the Japan Advisory Board of Harvard Business School as well as several advisory committees of the Japanese Government. She is the author of a bestseller book, “Turning Demographic Challenges into Economic Opportunities”. (Japanese only) Ranked #1 at Amazon Japan, economics category.

Date:              Tuesday December 18th, 19:00-21:00 (doors open at 18:30)
Place:             Embassy of Sweden, 1-10-3 Roppongi, Minato-ku Tokyo 
Cost:              1,000 JPY for SCCJ members and their guests.
                      2,000 for Non-members
Registration:  Click the "Sign-up" tab above or send us email on office@sccj.org

The talk session follows by networking and drinks (wine, beer, softdrinks) and snacks.
This event is organized by SCCJ Womens Impact Network (WIN).

Deadline for registration & cancellation: Monday December 17th.
Limited number of seats - (first-come, first-served)

Your active sign-up is very welcome!!





The SCCJ Event Ticket can be used for this event. 

Embassy of Sweden, Club Room (Apartment entrance)

1-10-3 Roppongi, Minato-ku Tokyo
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No Name Organization
1 David Engram Argentum Wealth
2 Christian Thoren Asa Digital
3 Kurt E. Sieber Austrian Business Council
4 Emi Yoshida Baker McKenzie
5 Carl Norsten Business Sweden
7 Tomoko Obitsu Dale Carnegie Training Japan
8 Mami Takanarita DCTJ
9 Johan Larsson Dynaptico
10 Kazumi Appleyard Embassy of Sweden
11 Keren Ronen Ericsson
12 Namiko Saito ERT KK
13 Aga Charytoniuk Focus Core
14 Yuko Bando Gakko Tosho co,Ltd
15 Couraye Herve Gault&Millau International
16 Hironobu Itabashi Global Health Innovative Technology Fund
17 Keiko Ono Google/Social Innovation Japan
18 Tsai-wei Chao-Muller GR Japan K.K.
19 Julie Yamamura GR Japan K.K.
20 Risa Nakamura GR Japan K.K.
21 Nigel Asai HACCP International
22 Conrad Heraud Heraud Associates Ltd
23 Elin åhlund Ikea
24 Alex Bruehlmann IKEA Japan K.K.
25 Yu Yabe IKEA Japan K.K.
26 Kimi Hirose IKEA Japan K.K.
27 Tamae Asayama IKEA Japan K.K.
28 Christian Thoren Individual Member
29 George Fujii Inter Associates Japan Ltd. President
30 Maria de Visser ISM Consulting
31 Gorota kume josai international university graduate school of international administration
32 Miori tomisaka juntendo
33 Jean-Marc Rocher Kreab, K.K.
34 Yamaguchi Tomoko Manner Clinic
35 Kiyoko Muramatsu Ms.
36 Malin Walterson MSCI
37 Asuka Ohagi National Institute for Education Policy Research
38 Kumiko Arai Non-Member
39 Riyoko Arito Non-Member
40 Hitomi Tamura Odgers Berndtson
41 James Yellowlees Pacifica GK
42 Kenichi Tsusaka PADECO Co., Ltd.
43 Momoko Kamada Pharmaceutical company
44 Arno Alarcon Rakuten
45 Kerri Chen Robert Walters Japan K.K.
46 Johan Ulf Ahlner Saatchi & Saatchi
47 Johanna Oman Scandinavia Service
48 Shunya Kawachi Guest to Scandinavia Service
49 Gabriela Nakano Sophia University, UD Trucks intern
50 Sachiko Hirata UD Trucks
51 Jorgen Gustafsson UD Trucks
52 Ai Shimizu UD Trucks
53 Ylva Schele UD Trucks
54 Hisae Sato UD trucks
55 Yukari Goto Unique & Unika
56 Haruka Iwanami YCN
57 Masako Jarbratt YCN


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