I am a Chartered Member of the Securities Analysts Association of Japan (CMA) with over 10 years of experience in financial, economic and business news industry.
During my stints as an in-house English-to-Japanese translator in a busy, international newsroom and as an English/German-to-Japanese translator in a newsletter publisher, I learned to work expertly under time and accuracy pressure, targeting financial professionals, investors, and business people.
Politics is another field of my professional interest and expertise. I hold a master's degree in European Studies and B.A. in Social Sciences with focus on Political Science, also having profound understanding of current situations in the United States owning to my career from 2010 to 2018 at a company publishing a major U.S. financial paper.
As a longtime hobby musician having spent many years in amateur orchestras and choirs in Japan, Germany and the U.K., I am also comfortable and savvy with musical terminology.