Ayumi Shintaku

Associate Manager

Ayumi Shintaku has extensive experience in investigative journalism and is co-author of a book on the insurance industry.  As part of our team, she is responsible for policy analysis and outreach in the areas of IT, finance and healthcare.  Prior to joining GR Japan, she worked at the Asahi Shimbun newspaper for more than 10 years.  Assigned to the Economics News Department, Ayumi covered government agencies responsible for economic activities, the Bank of Japan, the Japan Fair Trade Commission, IT, and the electronics industry.  

Ayumi holds an MSc in Development Studies from the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies, and a BA from Tokyo University of Foreign Studies.