Principal Executive Consultant
Shinji Imaeda



Shinji was born and raised in Sydney, Australia. His background is Japanese. He first came to Japan in 2014 and became a Permanent Resident of Japan in 2020.

He specializes in recruiting for the Consumer and Retail industries. He covers a wide range of business functions at all levels mainly across Tokyo region and sometimes abroad.


Shinji joined East West Consulting K.K. in 2016 and was awarded “Rookie of the Year”. Currently as a Principal Executive Consultant he aims to continue being a top 5 consultant at East West Consulting K.K.
-Most placements by all agencies in Japan for a global cosmetic company in 2021 and 2022
-Placed 2 GMs and 1 VP in 2022
-Biggest placement by agent for No.1 fast fashion company in 2021
-Successfully involved in 100+ placements

My approach

Shinji regularly wins repeat business from his clients based upon his track record, knowledge of their business, and understanding of the current HR market.
For career driven individuals he works endlessly to gain their trust by being transparent, responsive, and sincere.
His success at East West Consulting K.K. comes from his efforts and his unique ability to customize his service for each business and individual needs.


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