Howard Abe

Executive Coach for Taiwan and Japan

Executive Coach

Howard’s focus is on both Management Consulting and Leadership Coaching

  • Executive Coach for the Lance Tanaka Group
  • Founder and Executive Coach, AONE Leader Ltd based in Hong Kong

Howard is an American-born Japanese raised and educated in the U.S.  He has lived and worked in cities across the Asia Pacific region for 28 years, including Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Shanghai and currently in Taipei.  He worked in management consulting for 20 years advising leading multinational companies on strategy, operations and transformation initiatives across the region.  For the past 2 years, Howard has been focused on coaching senior executives through his consulting and coaching practice.

Howard is fluent in English and Japanese.

Corporate Leadership Experience

A.T. Kearney Management Consultants

  • Vice President and Partner, Head of Consumer Industry / Retail Practice, Asia Pacific (Hong Kong)
  • Vice President and Partner, Head of Consumer Industry / Retail Practice, Greater China (Shanghai)
  • Manager and Principal (Singapore)
  • Associate (Chicago, USA)
  • Summer Associate (NYC, USA)

Japan Management Association Consultants - JMAC (Tokyo, Japan)

  • Management Consultant, Manufacturing and Operations Practice

State of California, Office of Asian Trade and Investment (Tokyo, Japan)

  • Market Research 


Lance Tanaka Group Certified Executive Coach 

MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania

International Program at Waseda University in Tokyo, Japan  

Certificate in Theological and Pastoral Studies from the University of Oxford, UK