Hironori Fukukawa became a member of the International Ethics Standards for Accountants in January 2017. He was nominated by the Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants (JICPA).
Prof. Fukukawa is a Professor of Accounting at Hitotsubashi University, Japan. He earned a bachelor’s degree, a master’s degree and a PhD (accounting) from Hitotsubashi University. He was a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the University of Southern California from 2003 to 2004. He served as the Vice Dean of the Graduate School of Commerce and Management of Hitotsubashi University (2014–2016).
His research interests include auditors’ risk assessments and audit planning decisions, the effects of professional skepticism on auditors’ judgment and decision making, and audit market and audit pricing issues. He has published research articles in several academic journals including: Auditing: A Journal of Practice & Theory, Abacus, International Journal of Auditing, and International Journal of Approximate Reasoning.