Brian Cathcart

Brian Cathcart

Critical and Analytical Skills
MBA, Graduate School of Management, GLOBIS University
MA in Law and Diplomacy, the Fletcher School, Tufts University
BA, Asian Studies, Tufts University


Brian Cathcart is in charge of global Human Resources for GLOBIS Corporation, including recruiting, training and development, and incorporating DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) policies & programs. He is also Program Coordinator for the G1 Global Conference, which brings 250+ VIPs to Tokyo every year to discuss challenges facing Asia and the world. As part of the GLOBIS Faculty, he teaches courses in Critical Thinking and assists with faculty training and curriculum development. Mr. Cathcart joined GLOBIS after a career in international affairs to help grow its English MBA Program, including assisting with student services and alumni relations.

Prior to GLOBIS, Mr. Cathcart was a Research Associate for the Japan Center for International Exchange, an independent think tank promoting Japan’s engagement in foreign affairs. He combined business principles with his training in Human Security while evaluating projects which empowered survivors of the 2004 Asian tsunami (with the Asia Foundation in Sri Lanka). Mr. Cathcart is trained and certified as a mediator in Massachusetts.

Mr. Cathcart is a recipient of the Fulbright and Japanese Ministry of Education (Monkasho) research scholarships at Kyushu University and the University of Tokyo. He earned his MBA from GLOBIS University, his MA in Law & Diplomacy from The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, and a BA summa cum laude from Tufts University. Originally from Portland, Oregon, he now lives with his wife and daughter in Tokyo.

Faculty Message:

"Critical Thinking is an essential life skill that can improve not only how you conduct your business but also how you communicate with people and how you direct your life. In this course, we will work together to develop tools to improve your own critical thinking so that you can be more persuasive, work more efficiently, and be more effective throughout your entire MBA experience. I look forward to seeing you in class!"

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