AffiliationVisiting Lecturer, Hitotsubashi ICS
David Nevin received his post-graduate degree in Computer-Based Information Systems from the University of Victoria in 2007, and a BA in International Relations & Economics from the University of British Columbia in 1997.
Mr. Nevin is a senior consultant, executive coach, and training facilitator providing professional consulting, coaching and training for clients in the Asia Pacific region. He has more than fifteen years of experience developing the skills and capabilities of executives for corporate organizations such as Amazon, ARM, Astellas, Fujitsu, Goldman Sachs, Intel, Lenovo, and Maersk. Mr. Nevin’s background is in international conflict management. He has worked on projects focusing on managing disputes in many diverse situations, including UN-affiliated projects in East and Southeast Asia aimed at managing ocean/island jurisdictional disputes.
Mr. Nevin often works to improve the ability of diverse teams to tap their creative potential, not by avoiding confrontation but by engaging in active and constructive debate. His commitment to fostering intercultural mindsets stems from his experience working and living abroad in countries like Canada, Switzerland, Thailand, Indonesia, the Netherlands, and Japan, where he is now based. He has designed and delivered global leadership and intercultural communication skill development workshops in Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing, and Honolulu. He has also designed and facilitated training of trainers for delivery of organization-level intercultural communication skill development projects.
Mr. Nevin is a member of the International Coach Federation (ICF) and the International Association of Facilitators (IAF), and is also an Ambassador of both Refugees International Japan and Girl Rising. He is the co-author of a book, “Communication Technique 60”, on navigating the challenges of a mid-career transition from a local to a global business environment, and has also coordinated a weekly radio show for NHK Educational Corporation.