こんにちは。
Hello
Guten Tag

My name is Yuki Itakura. I was born in Tokyo, Japan, and live in Lüneburg (near Hamburg), Germany. I am pleased to be an advocate of Kaizen – a Japanese business philosophy – to support and foster strong cooperation between Europe and Japan.


Professional experience

25 years of professional experience in the field of consulting, coaching, training, business development coordination, executive assistance and human resources in Japan, Germany, US institutions and international organizations. I speak Japanese, English, German and am learning Italian.

More Information
  • Consultant & Coach
    Facilitating European – Japanese business cooperation Independent consultant (Lüneburg, Germany)
  • Business development coordinator
    Sales projects for Japanese and European pharmaceutical companies Independent consultant (Hamburg, Germany)
  • Trainer in Japanese business culture
    References: International Olympic Committee, Robert Bosch, NEC, etc. Independent consultant (Switzerland, Germany, Japan)
  • Corporate development project coordinator
    Robert Bosch Steering (Schwaebisch Gmuend, Germany)
  • Executive assistant
    United Nations Environmental Programme (Bonn, Germany)
  • Assistant to Director
    International Fund for Animal Welfare Non-governmental organization (Hamburg, Germany)
  • Human Resources administrator
    US governmental institution (Tokyo, Japan)


Academic qualifications

M.A. in European Studies
EU economics, law and politics
University of Bonn, Centre for European Integration (ZEI), Germany

B.A. in International Relations
Subsidiary courses in Business & Management, Psychology University of Maryland, International Campus in Germany


Memberships and Networks

German – Japanese Business Circle (Deutsch-japanischer Wirtschaftskreis)

German Japanese Association in Lüneburg

Innomania Cowork