President, Sister Cities New Zealand
Hiromi was born and raised in Japan. She visited New Zealand for the first time when she was a young student. It was an enlightening experience that subsequently led to her getting involved in supporting global connections through people-to-people exchanges since 1994 when Wellington/Sakai relationship was formed.
Hiromi became a SCNZ Board member in 2008 and has been President since 2013. Her strong belief is collaboration and working collectively with a wider range of organisations, Embassies, Central/ local governments, business, community and schools. She is also enthusiastic to work with young people, our future leaders.
She is a food lover and enjoys tennis and yoga, reading and movies