Melissa McIvor
Melissa McIvor
Editor-in-Chief, GLOBIS Insights

Ms. McIvor has over twelve years of experience as an editor, translator, and language consultant at some of the top global companies in Japan, including Coca-Cola Bottlers Japan Inc., Shiseido, and Warner Bros. Japan. She has also provided English consultation services to leading university professors, award-winning scientists, and world-renowned performers. In 2019, she was a presenter at the Japan Writers Conference.

She joined GLOBIS Corporation in 2018 and is currently editor-in-chief of GLOBIS Insights.

She holds a BA in international relations from the University of West Florida, as well as a copyediting certificate from the University of California San Diego.

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