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, Brian 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). He is also trained and certified as a mediator in the state of Massachusetts.
Brian 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, daughter, and son in Tokyo.