— BSc Hons degree (class 2.1) in Genetics, University of Nottingham, UK, 1987
— 1st level Japanese National Proficiency Test, 1992
— Awaiting results of NAATI Translator Accreditation Examination, Japanese to English, 2000

— Japan Association of Translators
— Japan Translation Federation
— Australian Institute of Interpreters and Translators Incorporated
— Society of Writers, Editors and Translators (Japan)
— Australian Medical Writers Association