YUMI KAWABATA is a freelance automotive and environmental journalist.
She received a Masters of Engineering from Gunma University and worked as an engineer for three years before switching to automotive writing and editing for Navi and Car Graphic. After seven years, she expanded her focus to include international automotive and environmental publications. She specializes in hybrids, electric vehicles and environmental solutions for the automotive industry. She is also a jury member of the Japanese Car of the Year awards and is a member of the Automotive Journalists Association of Japan.
THOMAS STALDER is the correspondent for Swiss National Radio + TV SRF.
PROFESSIONAL JOURNALIST ASSOCIATE MEMBERS
Hugh Thomas Ashton, Self Employed
Nazafarin Mirzakhalili, NHK
Michiko Hasegawa, Saitama University
REINSTATEMENT (PROFESSIONAL/ JOURNALIST ASSOCIATE)
Yukari Tatsuno, Freelance
Alexandra Siddall, Australian Embassy
E. Keith Henry, Asia Strategy
Toshio Inagi, Kowa Co., Ltd.
Shioe Ogiwara, Shioewa Inc.
Ryo Sakai, Toyota Motor Corporation
Makiko Horiuchi, Horiuchi Law Office