Nirmala Junko was born and raised in India and is currently based in Japan since more than 22 years. She has worked with Several Japanese Tier 1 companies on cross border/ cross sector and global projects, spanning across the IT, Healthcare, Supply chain Management, Finance, Big 4 Consulting, Risk Management, Compliance sectors. Nirmala holds an MBA in Innovation Management from Hosei University (one of the Top 6 Universities in Japan) and is Currently CEO of Encess Ltd. Nirmala has authored and published 3 books in Japanese, introducing Indian business and culture in Japan. She has contributed to several Japanese / global media outlets on industry specific market trends, education topics, writing on topics such as Robotics, AI, Energy, Food, Education, Cross border trade issues and challenges, Promotion and branding, Multicultural Human Resources development, Diversity for innovation and others. In 2019, Nirmala was recognized by the Japanese Government as one of the 100 women Booming Entrepreneur in Asia in its publication/report. An active Speaker in Corporate training / seminar sessions in universities and trade events, Nirmala also organizes events to facilitate non-Japanese expats familiarize with the Japanese working environment to achieve a sustainable career and support start-ups and business sustainability. Her post- pandemic research interest includes AI and Robotics accelerated Role in great Reset, Climate change impact on water and Food crisis, universal basic income, Basic Health care for everyone and primary, higher, continued Education in digital divide era, engaging public forums towards sustainable society.
Ms Nirmala Junko
CEO, Events and Media, Encess Ltd. Tokyo
4 March 2021