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Helping Japan work with the world & the world work with Japan



Andrew is a trainer and coach working in Japan, with almost 20 years of industry experience. Some of his specialities include cross-cultural communication, negotiation skills, high-impact presentations, and leadership storytelling.
Andrew is certified as a Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach.
In addition to training/coaching work, he is a professor at Kenichi Ohmae Graduate School of Business. He is a board member of several NPOs and consults with a variety of companies on CSR issues.
16 Years
Train the Trainer
10 Years
10 Years
Andrew is a leadership skills coach and trainer.

Following 7 years working as an international tax advisor for major international accountancy firms (Deloitte, KPMG, PWC) around the world, he moved into the trainer field and settled in Japan. Over the last 17 years he has worked with staff at a vast range of blue-chip organizations in all industries including Facebook, Takeda, Mizuho, Roland, ABeam, ABN AMRO, ANA, JTB and the Japanese House of Representatives

Some of the areas in which Andrew has delivered training include:

High-Impact Presentations
Leadership Storytelling
Cross-cultural Communication
Leading Change
Problem Solving
Effective Time Management
Preparation for Overseas Assignments

Andrew is Certified as a Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach, and believed that this method offers the most effective, focused route to real, lasting executive development.

In addition to his training/coaching roles, Andrew is also a professor at Kenichi Ohmae Graduate School of Business, lecturing to MBA candidates on globalization. He is an active board member of several NPOs and believes that companies have a responsibility to be responsible corporate citizens. He puts this belief into practice through consulting services to various clients to help activate their CSR efforts.

Expertise Portfolio


16 Years

Communication skills are the biggest barrier preventing Japan from working effectively with the rest of the world - and vice versa. Companies that are able to overcome this hurdle are able to gain a significant competitive advantage in the global marketplace.

Andrew's Training Titles:

Communication Skills
High-Impact Presentations
Cross-cultural Negotiation
Conflict Management
Persuading and Influencing

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Train the Trainer

10 Years

Our industry is full of trainers who have natural ability and understand their subject matter, but have given little thought to the different ways that different people learn. Understanding learning preferences and methodologies is crucial to this process - our Train-the-trainers program offers this.

Andrew's Training Titles:


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10 Years

Coaching takes many forms, and is necessarily highly personal. Having said that, the Marshall Goldsmith method offers the clearest structure for consistent improvement, and elements of it can be incorporated into most coaching assignments.

Andrew's Training Titles:

Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching
Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Team Coaching

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Andrew A.'s Clients

Facebook, Takeda, ANA, BNP Paribas, Mizuho, ABeam, ABN AMRO, Bose, Bristol-Myers, Squibb, Cartier, Daikyo, Dentsu, EU Emabssy to Japan, Hitachi, Isuzu, NEC, SMBC, Suntory, KLDiscovery, Lundbeck, Pandora, Tokyo American Club, Terumo, WANO, The Intern Group, Wiley, Ericsson.

Personal Details

Name & ID Andrew A.Andrew Abbey, Platinum Training Consultants - ID 993
Profile Title Helping Japan work with the world & the world work with Japan
Category Trainers
Travels from Japan - Tokyo
Citizen of United Kingdom United Kingdom
Gender Male
Age-Group 46 to 50

Good to Know

Languages (fluent) English  English,
Worked in Countries United States  Japan  Malaysia  Pakistan  Singapore
Thailand  United Kingdom 
Professional Memberships Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coach
Hobbies Cycling, Soccer, Skiing, Charity Fundraising, dining out
Availability Globally
Strengths Empathetic, logical, big-picture focused, forward thinking


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Profile Updated 03/10/2018 - That's 77 days ago!

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