Jin Shibata

Guiding & Legal Affairs

I treasure every meeting, for it will never recur

Japan is full of wonders. Let me help you create your most memorable journey!

Qualifications Related to Guide Interpretation Business

  • National Government Certified Guide Interpreter (English)
  • EIKEN Grade 1 (The EIKEN Test in Practical English Proficiency)
  • Trekking Guide (Stage 2), certified by Japan Mountain Guide Association
  • Shirakami Mountain Guide, certified by Akita Prefecture
  • Certified Domestic Travel Services Supervisor
  • Licensed Domestic Tour Conductor

Place of Residence

Yokohama, Kanagawa

Career Summary

Worked for an American affiliated company for 36 years and played various roles such as Global Supply Chain Manager and Regional Commercial Manager.  Through working with colleagues and subordinates in Europe, Americas, and Asian countries, I learned that an essential in working is globally common; honesty.

Main Areas in Guiding

Tohoku Region (Akita, Aomori), Kanto Region (Kanagawa, Tokyo, Saitama), Chubu Region (Nagano, Yamanashi)

Hobbies / Interests

Photography (avoid just a copy of the landscape), Hiking and Trekking (without accumulating fatigue), Search into the Shirakami Mountains (World Natural Heritage), Research the ways of eating wasabi (Japanese horseradish)