Charles Nishikawa

Charles Nishikawa was born in Tokyo, Japan. He has more than 30 years of extensive international business experience both in Japan and Europe. Currently based in London, he is providing management consulting to many Japanese and international corporate clients. At the same time, he gets involved in various knowledge transfer projects from London to Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games. He regularly advises the Tokyo Organising Committee, central and local governments, sponsor companies and many organisations on Olympics. 

Noticeably he was on the BBC World News to make a pitch for Tokyo bid against two other representatives from Madrid and Istanbul. He also showed up on BBC immediately after Tokyo’s winning, discussing how Tokyo will make the greatest show on earth. He teaches a course in Japan on global perspectives through English media.

On Twitter @CharlieNish
Related Sessions
Saturday 17 October 2015, 17.30 Pit Theatre

Judgement by our peers: is the jury out?

"Although 'battle' suggests destruction, these were some of the most constructive debates I've taken part in. This was civilised conflict in the best sense of both words."
Julian Baggini, author, Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, and The Ego Trick

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