Born in 1972. Head of "UTRECHT". Involved in various book-related activities such as operating the bookshop and art gallery "NOW IDeA", producing shops, planning exhibitions and writing books. Was joint director for "ZINE's MATE, THE TOKYO ART BOOK FAIR 2009". Also in charge of the bookselling event "Bookman's Market" held in tandem with the weekly Farmer's Market at the square in front of the United Nations University. In June 2010, planned and held a new type of experience-oriented friendship event called "D❤Y (DIY)" where people cooked and ate and enjoyed themselves.