Hitoshi is the Deputy Assurance Leader for the Asia-Pacific area. Prior to this role, he was Assurance Integration Leader for Japan and Asia-Pacific. He has been associated with EY for over three decades and was made a Partner in 2003.
Hitoshi has conducted assessments of service quality, interviewed key executives and audit committee members of a number of EY Global and other priority accounts.
He worked on audits across a diverse range of organizations in Japan. Over the years he has served as Assurance Leader for Japan, Deputy Director for Professional Practice in Japan, EMEIA Japan Business Services Assurance Leader based in London and a member of Accounting Principles Committee (JICPA) for consolidation, revenue recognition and IFRS.
Hitoshi holds a BA in Economics from Keio University.
How Hitoshi is building a better working world
“As Deputy Assurance Leader for the Asia-Pacific area, I focus my time and energy on initiatives that enhance audit quality and drive digital audit advancements so that we can meet different expectations of our clients and stakeholders. The only way for us to create trust and confidence in the capital market is to consistently provide high-quality audits.”