Associate Client Partner

Tomofumi Masuda is an Associate Client Partner of Assessment & Development division for Korn Ferry's Tokyo office.

Mr. Masuda has expertise in global competency modeling, global succession management and global leadership development solutions. His knowledge of best practices and thorough understanding of Japanese business culture enable clients to develop unique and optimized solutions. His clientele include numerous Japanese and foreign-capital enterprises. His proactive interventions are designed to promote local entity involvement, participant motivation, and senior executive commitment, all critical elements of program success.

His consulting starts from linking business strategy to talent strategy. With his philosophy that leadership profile needs to be defined by business direction, he has been supporting in creating success profiles through customized methodologies including interviews and workshops. The gaps identified by science-anchored leadership assessment will be filled through optimized development solutions.

Prior to joining the Firm, he held leadership roles in Ernest & Julio Winery and American Management Association. With a mixture of leadership and consulting experience, he provides effective, practical solutions.

Mr. Masuda received MBA in Global Leadership from Bond University in Australia. He is fluent in Japanese and English.