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Nicholas Benes

Advisor Japan, JP

Representative Director and Lecturer, 公益社団法人会社役員育成機構 The Board Director Training Institute of Japan.

Representative Director and Lecturer, 公益社団法人会社役員育成機構 The Board Director Training Institute of Japan.

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Involved In




Representative Director and Lecturer 公益社団法人 会社役員育成機構 The Board Director Training Institute of Japan ( BDTI ) November 2009 - present
Chair, Growth Strategy Task Force; Twice-Elected Governor American Chamber of Commerce in Japan January 2001 - present
President and Founder JTP January 1998 - present
Adjunct Professor International University of Japan January 2013 - August 2014
Commitee Member Japanese FSA Liaison Committee on Corporate Governance March 2010 - October 2010
Independent Director Cecile Co., Ltd. March 2007 - March 2008
Independent Director Livedoor Holdings Co., Ltd (post-scandal) December 2006 - December 2007
Member, Japan Investment Council (JIC) Japanese Cabinet December 2000 - January 2007
External Director Alps Mapping Co., Ltd. March 2000 - March 2006
Governor Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives January 2004 - December 2005
Senior Managing Director Kamakura Corporation March 1994 - December 1997
Vice President J.P. Morgan September 1983 - March 1994


UCLA Anderson School of Management Business Administration 1981 - 1983
University of California, Los Angeles - School of Law Law 1979 - 1983
Stanford University Political Science 1974 - 1978
Keio University Intensive Japanese Program 1976 - 1977

Interested In

Advisor With
  • • Fund raising for nonprofits
  • • Finding skilled smartphone game programmers and engineers
  • • Contacting institutional investors who invest in Japan
Markets of Interest
  • • Financial Services
  • • Games

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(テリーロイド) Terrie Lloyd
We worked together  •  Principal Consultant, and Founding member, KEA Japan.
Well matched for Japan. Tenancious, smart, and very bilingual. Knows when to push and when to wait. Great ideas and his Board Director train ... ing project will be a home run.
Timothy Connor
Managing Director, Corporate Development and Marketing Services, Newport Ltd.