About Us


We provide seminars, workshops and executive coaching for multinational companies and executives in Tokyo who operate in an international and cross-cultural environment to help them improve in the areas of English presentation and communication skills, innovation, global leadership and team management.

Trond VarlidTrond Varlid. President & Representative Director, EMC Quest KK. B.Sc., MBA. Certified World Class Speaking Coach. Program Director, JMEC Business Training Program, Tokyo.

Extensive international experience from the U.S., Europe and Asia, in career spanning 25 years – having held senior marketing and executive management positions, including as Country Manager and President, at corporations within corporate banking, online wealth management and environmental technology.
Co-Founder and former Chairman of the Norwegian Chamber of Commerce in Japan. Has also held positions with the European Business Council in Japan (EBC), including as Member of the EBC Board of Governors, and Chairman of the EBC Environmental Technology Committee.
Present Positions: Executive Committee member and Program Director of JMEC, an international business training program in Tokyo—operated by 18 foreign Chambers of Commerce in Japan. Lecturer at GLOBIS Graduate School of Management in Organizational Behaviour and Leadership.
Author of the introductory wine guide ‘South African Wines 101’. Personal interests include classical music, running, squash, and squash.
Contact us at:
EMC Quest K.K.
080 4368 2025