Haruka Marufuji

She is a specialist on Cultural Intelligence (CQ). Embracing both the challenges and the opportunities of leading across borders, Haruka’s research focuses on global / cross-cultural leadership and gender traits.
Seasoned in leading projects of business development and strategy implementations in multi-cultural context, she has a wealth of international experience working with both private and public sectors in diverse markets.


Haruka has held various international marketing and business development roles throughout her 10+ years of corporate career in a range of industries including retail, entertainment, media, financial services, and FMCG. Her previous employers include multinational conglomerates such as Sony Corporation, Viacom, and Philip Morris International. She has lived in Asia, Europe, Latin America, and the Middle East while leading multicultural teams.


Haruka is a DBA candidate at Manchester University, holding a B.A in International Relations and an MBA. She is an advanced certified Cultural Intelligence facilitator and accredited as a performance coach.