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Hideaki Tsukuda is Egon Zehnder’s Partner in Tokyo. He is a trusted advisor to Boards and CEOs of leading Japanese companies and is closely connected to top executives in major Japanese companies. He is the leader of Board Advisory and CEO practice group, and is active in Board Consulting, CEO Succession, Executive Assessment and Development, and Non-executive director search in wide range of industries. He is a member of “The Council of Experts Concerning the Follow-up of Japan’s Stewardship Code and Japan’s Corporate Governance Code”, jointly established by Financial Services Agency (FSA) and Tokyo Stock Exchange. He also served as a member of “The Council of Experts on the Stewardship Code“ at FSA in 2017. He regularly gives conference speeches / contributes articles as an expert on “Board Effectiveness” and “CEO Succession” and is a frequent contributor to major Japanese media.

My mission is to support clients in achieving sustainable growth and increasing shareholder value through board advisory.

Prior to joining Egon Zehnder, Hideaki was a Consultant at McLagan Partners Asia, Inc., in Tokyo, where he advised financial institutions on human resources. Previously, he was a Senior Manager of Human Resources as well as Manager of the International Division at the Sanwa Bank, Ltd. The company sponsored Hideaki’s education in the U.S.

Hideaki has a BA in law from Tokyo University and an MSc in management from MIT’s Sloan School of Management. Outside of work, he plays the viola in amateur orchestras and loves operas and classical music. He also enjoys spending time in nature with his family.

2000年入社。10年から17年まで東京オフィス代表を務める。CEOプラクティス・企業統治アドバイザリーグループのリーダー。金融庁・東京証券取引所「スチュワードシップ・コード及びコーポレートガバナンス・コードのフォローアップ会議」メンバー(現任)。金融庁「スチュワードシップ・コードに関する有識者検討会」(17年)メンバー、金融審議会「市場ワーキング・グループ」委員(16年)を歴任。 金融機関・流通・製造業など幅広い業界を対象に活動。近年は、日本企業の取締役会と経営者をクライアントに、取締役会改革、取締役会評価、指名委員会の機能強化、次期社長の選抜・育成、経営層のリーダーシップ開発、経営幹部向け研修、社外取締役・経営幹部の招聘、グローバル化支援などに従事。「取締役会評価」「CEOの選解任」等の企業統治に関する寄稿や講演多数。



1986年 東京大学 法学部卒業 。91年 マサチューセッツ工科大学 スローン経営大学院 MS(経営学修士)取得。 プライベートでは、週末のアマチュアオーケストラ活動(ヴィオラ)と国内外でのオペラ・演奏会鑑賞が趣味。自然の中で家族とともに過ごす時間が至福の時。

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