KPMG in Japan
Tsutomu Takahashi joined KPMG in Japan in 1979, and was seconded to the Melbourne practice for three years from 1987. In 1994, he was admitted to the partnership. After successfully leading the financial and international divisions in Japan, in 2006 he was appointed as an Executive Board member of KPMG AZSA LLC, the Japanese audit firm of KPMG Japan. At the same time, he assumed the Head of Global Japanese Practice of KPMG Japan, a post which he held until May 2010. In June 2010, he was appointed Office Managing Partner, Tokyo of KPMG AZSA LLC. In October 2013, he was appointed as Chairman, KPMG Japan. Currently, he is a member of the KPMG Global Board and Council Meetings and AsPac Board Meeting.