Noa Muratsubaki

Qualifications:BSocSc in International Relations (First class honours) and MA in International Politics (Distinction), University of Manchester

Languages spoken: English, Japanese

Which European country that you have not yet visited is top of your list to see, and why? Denmark… for their appreciation of silence, their love of coffee and churros, and to experience first-hand the art of hygge.

What is your speciality dish to cook? Beef stroganoff.

If you were to give one suggestion to the CEO of LinkedIn, what would it be? A feature which shows how recently users were last online or updated their profiles without them already being a connection to you could be useful.

What is the most enjoyable book that you’ve read recently? The Unmumsy Mum by Sarah Turner, hilarious and a source of comfort to parents that we’re all figuring it out as we go along.

What would be your karaoke song? I may be Japanese so shame on me but I’m yet to find my karaoke song…

Who would be the guests at your dream dinner party? George Michael, Gordon Ramsay, Sacha Baron Cohen (as himself), Michelle Obama, Edward Norton.

What do you most enjoy about working in executive search? The learning opportunity that comes with engaging with some truly bright and often, influential individuals in their fields.

Mountains or sea? Mountains.

What is your favourite film? Dead Poets Society.

What would you rather fight – 20 duck-sized horses or one horse-sized duck? Either would be disturbing but let’s go with 20 duck-sized horses.