Masako Kato is an independent intercultural management trainer and coach associated with Hofstede Insights for 20 years. Currently, she delivers intercultural trainings for her long term clients such as Fujifilm, Teijin Aramid, MUFG Bank, Kyocera Document Solutions and more. As a Professional Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation, she is also active in coaching international executives and teams.
Masako has a deep understanding of human and organisational development through her experiences as HR officer/manager at Fujifilm and as certified Intercultural and Organisational Management Consultant with Hofstede Insights.
Masako uses 6D model of National Culture and the Multi-Focus Model on Organisational Management to help her clients get deeper insights in diverse cultural perspectives and current state of organisational culture of their organisation. These deep insights always help her clients make well informed and culturally sensitive decisions for changes.
As mentioned above, before becoming intercultural management consultant at Hofstede Insights, she worked as a HR officer/manager at Fujifilm in Europe. Before that, she started her career as an international congress organizer in Tokyo, Japan.
Leadership development, Culture change and transition, Intercultural competence
Human Resources, Management, Consulting
Intercultural Management, Organisational Culture
Worked and lived in
Japan, The Netherlands, USA
Dutch, English, Japanese