Yoshiko Shibasaka

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Areas of Expertise:
  • Integrated business reporting

Yoshiko is responsible for coordination and networking of the KPMG Japan Integrated Reporting Advisory Group and projects related to intangibles (intellectual property, intellectual assets, intellectual capital), and collaboration with various external professionals (ex. regulation setters, policy makers, institutional investors, analysts, academia, IR persons, management executives) in order to promote business reporting in knowledge economy, which are focused on companies’ value creation and competitive advantage. She had responsibilities and worked as a Secretary General for WICI (Word Intellectual Capital/Assets Initiatives) Global until June 2011 since its foundation (2007). Yoshiko also has much experience in Knowledge Management. She promoted knowledge management as a knowledge manager with various countries and areas’ representatives for a professional firm, and involved with many clients’ projects of providing consulting services for knowledge management implementation. She had also taken roles and responsibilities as the deputy CKO for KPMG Japan (2011-2013). Prior to joining KPMG, Yoshiko worked for Tokyo Electron Limited and Arthur Andersen Business Consulting. Yoshiko graduated from Meiji University with a Bachelor of Arts in Economics, and earned a Master of Arts in International Economics from the school of International Politics, Economics and Business, Aoyoma Gakuin University. She is also a candidate of DBA (Doctor of Business Administration) of Aoyama Gakuin University. Yoshiko is a co-author of “Knowledge Management” (1999), “Knowledge Management – Best practices” (1999), and “Intellectual Property Management” (2003). She is a co-translator of “the Crickable Corporation”(1999), “Cracking the Value Code”(2000), “Managing in the New Economy”(2001), “One Report “(2010), and “The Integrated Reporting Movement”(2015). She has also contributed many articles on business magazines and newspapers, and been invited often as a speaker from international conferences, symposium, workshop and so on. Member ship: Knowledge Management Society of Japan (KMSJ) The Japan Academic Society of Investor Relations The Japanese Association for Research in Disclosure Intellectual Property Association of Japan Intellectual Assets based Management Consortium (IAMaC) The New Club of Paris (NCP) International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) Integrated Business Reporting committee of ICGN