Bachelor of Laws, Keio University, Tokyo, 1964. Master of Arts, Keio University, Tokyo, 1966.
Director, Japan Trade Center, Sydney, Australia, 1972-1975; senior advisor, Australia-Japan Foundation, Sydney, 1977-1981; director, World Exposition, Louisiana, 1984; associate professor, Kwanto Gakuin U., Yokohama, 1986-1991; vice president, United States-Japan Foundation, New York City, since 1987. Board directors Social Engineering Inc., Tokyo, Institute Multi-Cultural Affairs, South Pacific Islands Fund, Tokyo.
Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association International, International House of Japan, Association Australian Studies, Tokyo Rotary Club, Foreign Corresponding Club (professional associate).
Married Junko Shimizu, November 8, 1979. 1 child, Mina Anne.