1986 L.L.B, University of Tokyo
1993 MPA, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
1986 Joined the Ministry of International Trade and Industry
1993-1994 Guest Scholar, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
2000-2001 Executive Assistant to Vice-Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry
2002-2003 Director for Energy Policy Coordination, Minister's Secretariat, METI
2003- present Director, Industrial Research, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) London Centre
Selected Publications and Papers
"Penetration in Keiretsu," Brookings Review, Fall 1994.
"An Appropriate Corporate and Financial Strategy for Successfully Investing in the Japanese Market," Business Economics, Jul.1994.
"A Comparison of Management Systems for non-Profit Organizations in the U.S. and Japan," Washington-Japan Journal, Winter 1994.