Prior to joining the Aspirant Group, Mr. Nishio worked at a steel industry company as accountant manager and was in charge of domestic and foreign group company management and the development of consolidated accounting procedures, document disclosure processes and J-Sox rules. He was also responsible for constructing the entire managerial accounting process, which contributed significantly to the IPO of the company. Before that, Mr. Nishio worked at a Japanese servicer as division head for cooperate planning department, in charge of several performance improvement projects including business plan development, financial forecasting, process /IT system reconstruction. Mr. Nishio holds a B.A. in Law from Meiji Gakuin University.