Kiriko Honda

Interim Chief Representative Officer- Japan at World Economic Forum

Kiriko Honda has a diverse work experience spanning over several companies and industries. Kiriko started their career in 1998 as a Project Coordinator at DaimlerChrysler Japan Holding Ltd. From there, they moved on to work as an Assistant Marketing Manager at Hong Kong Trade Development Council from 2001 to 2005. Kiriko then joined Abeam Consulting Ltd. as a Senior Consultant from 2005 to 2006. Following that, they worked as a Vice President at Mizuho Securities Co., Ltd for a year. From 2007 to 2014, Kiriko served as a Business Manager in the COO Office at Deutsche Securities Inc. Currently, they hold the position of Head of Business Engagement-Japan at the World Economic Forum since 2014.

Kiriko Honda's education history is as follows:

From 1996 to 1997, Kiriko Honda attended WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management, where they studied Business Administration. However, it is not mentioned whether they obtained a degree from this institution.

From 1995 to 1998, Kiriko Honda attended Waseda University and earned a Master's degree in Business Administration.

Lastly, from 2000 to 2001, Kiriko Honda attended Sciences Po and obtained a DEA degree in International Affairs.



  • Interim Chief Representative Officer- Japan

    November 1, 2023 - present

  • Head Of Business Engagement Japan

    May, 2014