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Chie Iida

Chie Iida, based in Tokyo, is an active member of Egon Zehnder’s Leadership Advisory, Board Consulting, and Diversity, Equity & Inclusion practices. Valued for her acumen, deep experience, and sound advice, she provides advice on CEO succession, talent strategy, assessment, leadership development, and board and executive searches to business leaders at a wide range of global companies across sectors that include technology & communications, consumer products and services, and healthcare. Chie also leverages her mastery of psychological and coaching methods to unlock leaders’ potential.

I’m energized by supporting leaders who strive to make a difference in something larger than themselves, and firmly believe in the role of leadership for creating a better world.

Chie initially joined Egon Zehnder as a junior associate consultant before becoming a consultant after two years. Before that, she had a decade of diplomatic career with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan. She served as Chief of Protocol and Executive Assistant to the Ambassador, and Lead for Policies for Women Empowerment at the Japanese Embassy in Bangkok. Earlier, Chie served as the Officer for General Affairs and executive interpreter in the Japanese embassy in Washington, D.C. She began her career as Japan’s Political and Cultural Affairs Officer in Lilongwe, the capital of Malawi.

Chie earned a BA in law from Hitotsubashi University, an MA in art history from the University of Sussex, and an MS in social anthropology from the University of Oxford. Earlier, she received a full scholarship to attend Lester B. Pearson College in Canada and spent a year as a volunteer school assistant in the Arctic. Outside work, Chie enjoys spending time with her husband and two daughters, striving to be a role model for the latter.

リーダーシップ開発、企業統治コンサルティング、ダイバーシティ&インクルージョンプラクティスのコアメンバー。テクノロジ―、ヘルスケア、消費財を含む幅広い領域で、社長後継計画、次世代リーダー育成等を目的とした経営人材の評価・育成、経営人材の外部招聘、取締役会の有効性評価等に従事。ハーバード大学教育大学院キーガン教授開発の自己・組織変革コーチング法に加え、複数の心理特性分析手法を習得・活用。

よりよい組織・社会・世界の実現のため、一人の人間として自身の力を尽くそうとするリーダー達を支援出来ることに心から喜びを感じます

エゴンゼンダーではジュニア・アソシエイト・コンサルタントとして入社し、主にリーダーシップ開発に2年間従事した後、コンサルタントとして現職。エゴンゼンダー入社以前は、国家公務員として外務省に10年間勤務。本省経済局、在米国大使館、在タイ国大使館、在マラウイ大使館で、日本と各国間の経済、政務、広報等に係る業務を幅広く担当。タイでは初の男女共同参画担当官として大使館としての女性リーダー支援活動を牽引。

一橋大学法学部(国際関係コース)卒業。英国サセックス大学大学院美術史修士、英国オックスフォード大学大学院社会人類学修士。経団連ユナイテッド・ワールド・カレッジ奨学高校留学制度全額奨学生としてカナダ・レスター・B・ピアソンカレッジ派遣・卒業。

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