I live by the motto of “Do the right thing, not do things right.”

Akira Kondo

EY Japan Managing Partner – Strategy, President, EY Strategy and Consulting Co., Ltd.

Shifted from competitive soccer to the world of business and loving every minute of it. Keen runner, targeting 20km each week.

Areas of focus Growth Consulting Automotive
Office Tokyo, JP

Akira Kondo joined the EY Japan Regional Leadership Team at the start of 2019, assuming responsibility for all aspects of EY Japan’s growth strategy from creation to execution.

He previously spearheaded a wide range of domestic and cross-border projects for a global professional services firm, primarily assisting automotive and tech companies to develop and execute corporate strategies, operational reforms and overseas expansion plans. He has held a number of key management positions in his career, including APAC leader and global operations leader.

He is a graduate of the School of Commerce of Tokyo’s Waseda University.

Building a better working world

"As a business leader, I’m constantly questioning what I can pass on to the next generation, and whether I’m actually doing it.

I haven’t limited myself to consulting for individual companies, choosing instead to focus on how, as a professional services firm, we can help eliminate concerns and overcome the challenges facing society in order to build a better working world in Japan.

As professionals, our aim is to make Japan even stronger in terms of its environmental challenges, safety and security."

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