Kotoko Kimura

Local Researcher

Area: Japan

Kotoko specialises in design research.

For 13 years she worked in the consumer business sector with one of the largest general trading conglomerates, Mitsui & Co. She also has extensive project management experience across varied industrial fields including home electronics, food and medical healthcare.

Kotoko has a BA in Journalism from Sophia University in Tokyo, and an MA in Service Design from the Royal College of Art. She has lived in Italy, China and the UK, and is now based in Japan. She speaks Japanese and English.