Hitoshi is EY Assurance APAC Japan Integration Leader, serving on the APAC Assurance Leadership overseeing compliance with quality control system for the service line’s performance. He has been associated with EY for close to three decades and became a Partner in 2003.
Hitoshi has conducted assessments of service quality, interviewed key executives and audit committee members of EY Global 360 and other priority accounts.
He has been engaged in the audits of a diverse range of companies in Japan. Over the years he has served as Japan Assurance Leader, 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 Assurance APAC Japan Integration Leader, I take initiative to integrate Japan Assurance business operation with APAC Assurance business operation smoothly, enhance audit quality and drive digital audit so that we can meet different expectations of our clients and societies by continuing to provide the highest quality services to them. The only way for us to create trust and confidence in the capital market is to consistently provide high-quality audits. Using the digital audit by leveraging the leading-edge technology allows us to better execute and monitor our audit.”