Assistant professor (1998-2002), associate professor (2002-2008), professor (2008- ) of accounting at Kwansei Gakuin University in Nishinomiya, Japan. Visiting researcher at Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) Kansai Research Center, Kobe, Japan (2001-2003). Visiting scholar at School of Business Information Management, Australian National University (ANU) (2003-2005). Advisory body member at Environment Council of Osaka Prefecture, Japan (2006-2014). Corporative member of Science Council, Japan (2006- ). Board member of Japan Corporate Social Accounting and Reporting Association, Japan (2007- ), Japan University Business Education Association (2013- ), and Izumi City Cultural Foundation (2010- ). Council member of The International Association for Accounting Education and Research (IAAER) (2013- ). Scientific committee member of the Seventh Asia Pacific Interdisciplinary Research in Accounting (APIRA) Conference (2011-2013), and The 12th World Congress of Accounting Educators and Researchers (2014). Journal Editor of Contemporary Disclosure Research and Research in Corporate Social Accounting and Reporting.
- Best Paper Award, Japan Accounting Association (2011)
- Banksia Award for Environmental Leadership, Education and Training for 2005, Banksia Environmental Foundation, Australia (2005)
- The Joint AICPA/AAA Collaboration Award, American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) and American Accounting Association (AAA) (1998)