Yurika is originally from Japan but lived in both the US and the UK for five years each. She graduated from the University of Tokyo and worked as a management consultant at A.T. Kearney. Yurika decided to join London Business School because of its outstanding diversity, the London location, which allows students to explore opportunities, and the strong faculty in the area of organisational behaviour, which is one of her interests. To further explore the area, she co-founded the Organisational Behaviour Group. Yurika is passionate about art, luxury and music. She is on the Executive Committee of the Retail and Luxury Club as well as the Design and Innovation Club. Off-campus, she enjoys travelling, and has visited more than 25 countries.