Jakob Edberg is President and CEO of the GR Group, which has offices in Tokyo, Osaka, Seoul, Washington, D.C. and London He has more than 20 years of policymaking experience and helps clients develop strategies to address intricate political and regulatory challenges in a variety of sectors and fields,
including retail, energy, pharmaceuticals, financial services, project financing, foreign policy, and trade.
Prior to co-founding the GR Group, he was Policy Director at the European Business Council in Japan, where he supervised government outreach and advocacy for more than 300 companies in 29 sector committees. He also served as a senior trade officer at the Embassy of Sweden, Tokyo. Mr. Edberg represents the interests of international businesses in Japan and South Korea. He has unrivaled expertise in communicating with government and legislative bodies, as well as extensive knowledge of crafting advocacy strategies for corporations across industries. He is fluent in Japanese, English, and Swedish.