Anna Esaki-Smith, a global education expert, currently advising higher education institutions, private companies and education organizations on international strategies and thought leadership. Specializes in market scoping, student decision-making analysis, recruitment advising and content development. Forbes contributor writing about education trends, global issues and the evolving workforce. Formerly with UC Berkeley, British Council and EF Education First. Has lived and worked in Tokyo, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Paris, Berkeley and New York.