A graduate of WASEDA University School of Commerce, Takaharu Yasumoto established Yasumoto CPA Office after having worked at Asahi & Co. (currently KPMG AZSA LLC), and BrainCore CO., LTD as company director. He currently serves as statutory auditor for FAST RETAILING CO., LTD; ASKUL Corporation; UBIC Inc as well as several other companies. Takaharu has also penned books such as “Accounting Textbook for Building Stronger Companies, as written as UNIQLO’s auditor” and “UNIQLO! The auditor’s true accounts”. Currently, Takaharu is active as a certified public accountant, tax counsellor and stock listing consultant.
In 2013, he joined ZEPPELIN as management consultant to help realize ZEPPELIN’s mid-term vision, raising the company’s value by constructing management strategies based on essential accounting theories.