[Lynk Speaker Session] The Japan Story: Opportunities in the New Normal

Wednesday 23 September 2020 |
 9:30 am
 – 10:30 am


Wednesday 23 September 2020

Start Time:  

9:30 am


Melanie Brock, CEO of Melanie Brock Advisory and one of Japan’s best known APAC specialists (speaker bio below), is joining Lynk to discuss how COVID-19 has transformed the business environment in Japan.
Brock is one of the few foreigners, and even fewer women, appointed to a listed company board in Japan, adding to her wide network in Japan’s corporate, political and government sectors. Some topics that she will explore in the session include:


  • • Japan COVID-19 responses and implications
  • • Pro and cons of setting up business operations in Japan
  • • Opportunities in the current geopolitical climate and where to focus
  • • Implications of Shinzo Abe’s resignation


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Speaker Bio:
•  With over 20 years international relations experience, Melanie Brock is the CEO of Melanie Brock Advisory and founder of the Nichigo Network. Brock also holds active advisory roles for the Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan, Sega Sammy Holdings Inc., Advance, and the Australia-Japan Research Centre.


•  Brock has worked in bilateral free trade agreements influencing regulatory and partnership outcomes for Japanese and Australian corporations in both domestic and global contexts. She is renowned for her contribution to the reconstruction after the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami, the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Kamaishi, in addition to her continuous involvement in designing regional CSR activities in Japan. She’s also featured regularly in the media such as the Nikkei, Australian Financial Review and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

Date & Time:
September 23, 2020 (Wednesday) 4:30 pm HKT; 9:30 am UK/GMT+1


Melanie Brock


Isabel Wong


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