Central Japan DMO
A Londoner by birth, Ashley first moved to Japan in 1997. He lived in Fukuoka for 3 years before moving to Singapore & Hong Kong. After 7 years in Asia he returned to London. But Japan was calling him, and in 2012 he returned to Japan. He moved to Tokyo as Country Manager of VisitBritain. In May 2017 he became the COO of the newly establish Central Japan DMO.
His career has been in and around tourism since 2000. In 2005 he graduated from the University of Leicester with a MBA.