Ross Rowbury is President of Edelman Japan. Ross was formerly Senior Managing Director and COO at PRAP, Japan’s largest independent public relations firm. Ross has been advising both foreign and Japanese companies on public relations and media strategy and implementation for close to 20 years. Ross has worked in the Japan market for 30 years and is fluent in written and spoken Japanese. He has a wealth of experience in management training, strategic consulting and comprehensive communications disciplines. Prior to PRAP, Ross was Managing Director at the Tokyo Office of Gavin Anderson & Company (now Kreab Gavin Anderson) as well as Director at BZW Securities, Tokyo.