Daisuke Tsuchiya

Partner

Daisuke advises both Japanese clients on international communications and non-Japanese clients on communication needs in Japan. He has worked on various issues, including crisis, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), and corporate reputation building, utilizing his extensive contacts in media, government, and corporate sectors in Japan and internationally.

Daisuke had a career spanning over 15 years as a fast-track diplomat in the Japanese Foreign Ministry, involved in US military base issues in Okinawa, WTO Doha Round negotiations, and Ministry procurement and expenditure reform. He was responsible for communications at the Japanese Embassy in London immediately before joining Brunswick. He was the spokesperson at the Embassy in the immediate aftermath of the March 2011 earthquake in Japan, and also served as the government representative on the Japanese Olympic team for London2012.

Daisuke’s clients have included companies such as sportswear manufacturer ASICS, luxury handbag brand Anya Hindmarch, probiotic drink maker Yakult, and semiconductor equipment manufacturer Applied Materials. Daisuke has a BA in law from the University of Tokyo as well as masters’ degrees from the University of Cambridge and the London School of Economics.