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Azusa Kern, Life Science Division
OfficeTokyo Office (Headquarters)
TeamLife Science Division
NationalityJapan, Swiss
LanguagesEnglish, Japanese
EducationUniversity of Exeter, BSc in Psychology

Azusa Kern


Life Science Division

Since its birth in 2009, the Life Science team has swiftly become one of the most prominent and and rapidly growing divisions in not only en world, but also the Tokyo Life Science market. With a primary focus on pharmaceutical, medical device and biotech companies, en world matches the best opportunities in commercial, regulatory, and R&D with the industry’s top talent. Now, having grown to a team of ten consultants and three researchers, the Life Science team has the expertise, team work, and capacity to deliver outstanding results from Junior to Executive level. As the 2nd biggest healthcare market in the world, Japan continues to attract healthcare innovators looking for top local talent, and the en world Life Science team continues to be at the frontier of the many opportunities ahead.


Azusa was born in Tokyo, and has also lived in Singapore and Hong Kong. Coming from a international background, and raised with a Japanese mother and Swiss father, she is bilingual and able to consult in either languages (English, Japanese) proficiently. She graduated with a BSc in Psychology from the UK, and joined en world in 2014 as a candidate coordinator. She was quickly promoted to Candidate Advisor in 2015, and within the span of 1 yr and 7 months, sourced 214 candidates from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, Consulting and CRO industry. As a result, she has a strong network with candidates within the life science industry. From 2016 April, she has stepped up to a Consultant role, working with Japanese and foreign biomedical, genomics, analytical equipment, laboratory equipment companies. Azusa feels strongly about building long-term relationship with her candidates, and would like to become a trusting and supporting career consultant. Please feel free to get in touch with her about any inquiries or advice you need regarding your career change.