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    Trevor Pickersgill (Canada)
    Head Trainer and Program Director
    Bachelors degree in Political Science and History (University of Guelph, Canada)
    Masters degree in Finance (University of Leicester, England)

    After completing graduate school, Trevor worked as an auditor investigating actual sell-through for newspapers and magazines.
    He obtained certification as a financial advisor in 2004, and worked as a financial advisor manager in Canada, Malaysia, and then Japan. Discovering his new potential, Trevor now works as a business skills trainer for corporations, providing a wide variety of training to companies and other organizations.

    He is highly rated by participants for his ability to understand their needs and instill them with practical skills through continuously engaging them in role playing sessions based on actual case studies. Trevor’s hobbies include scuba diving, hiking, and visiting Japanese castles.

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    Minerva Lardizabal (The Philippines)
    Associate Trainer
    Master of Business Administration (Globis University, Tokyo)
    Bachelor of Science in Electronics Engineering (Saint Louis University, The Philippines)

    Minerva is a high-performance Executive Coach, Facilitator, and Corporate Trainer with a wealth of experience both in Japan, and overseas. She has managed multiple large, international teams and executed complex projects in challenging environments.
    Comfortable in four languages, Minerva now resides in Japan, where she is president of the Globis Women’s Club, conducting various networking activities to promote diversity in the workplace.


  • Bryan Peterson (USA)
    Associate Trainer
    Bachelor of Arts (Kansas University, USA)

    Bryan is a fluent Japanese speaker with a deep understanding of Japanese and Chinese cultures. He has been a corporate trainer for more than 20 years, and specializes in Business English Communication, Meeting Skills, International Presentation Skills, and Cross-cultural Communication.

    In his spare time, he pursues his passion for Japanese and Chinese martial arts.


  • Antony Ford (UK)
    Associate Trainer
    Master of Business Administration (Heriot Watt University, UK)
    Bsc Mathematics (Cardiff University, UK)

    Antony has long business management experience in high technology companies and providing training for practical business discussions and developing grow strategies. He has worked in several industry segments and is very experienced in developing employees communication skills to enable successful international business.