Takeshi Shimotaya is on the advisory board of CSE. Takeshi is the Founder and Managing Director of Sustainavision Ltd, a London based consulting firm, supporting the development and promotion of sustainable thinking. Sustainavision Ltd is a strategic partner of CSE, appointed to deliver the CMI approved Certified Sustainability (CSR) Practitioner Training in Japan. Prior to founding Sustainavision Ltd, Takeshi worked for a number of well-known industrial companies in Japan, gaining valuable experience in the CSR field.
Takeshi was also one of the key members to start up a newly-launched renewable energy company in Japan, and contributed to the company’s rapid rise to No.2 in the industry within 3 years, assisting approximately 1,000 companies around Tokyo area in the implementation of innovative environmental management and recycling systems. Takeshi has a Master of Science in Environmental Assessment and Management from the University of East Anglia and an MBA from the Lancaster University in the UK.