Based in Tokyo/UK
Takeshi is the founder and Managing Director of Sustainavision, which aims to educate and relay good practices of European companies on corporate responsibility and sustainability to Japanese companies. He works closely with the UN Global Compact Network Japan as an advisor, and with other business organisations and partners in Japan and Europe to build networks of organisations. He is experienced in providing CR and Sustainability consulting services and in facilitating dialogue within and among Japanese businesses.
Since 2012, he has been delivering IEMA (Institute for Environmental Management and Assessment)-approved Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Training in Japan. He works in partnership with twentyfifty to deliver business and human rights training to Japanese businesses. Prior to his current position, he spent 16 years in various roles at Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd.
Takeshi has an MBA from the University of Lancaster and an MSc in Environmental Assessment and Management from the University of East Anglia. He is also an Assistant Professor in Sustainability/CR at Business Breakthrough University (Japan).