Toshihiro Okuyama, Japan, is a reporter for the newspaper Asahi Shimbun.

In more than two decades with the newspaper, Okuyama has written about public prosecutors, the judiciary system and Japan's Ministry of Finance. He has investigated a number of financial scandals and wrote the books "Declassification of the Lockheed Scandal: How Kakuei Tanaka Earned the Enmity of the US Government"; "Power of Whistleblowing: What Would Whistleblower Protection Act Protect?" and “Reportage TEPCO: A Month of Nuclear Crisis.” He’s co-authored other books, including "Giso UkeoiDisguised Employment Contracts: Workers in the Gap- Widening Society."Okuyama was a Scholar in Residence at the Investigative Reporting Workshop at American University. He also is a part-time lecturer at the Graduate School of Journalism of Waseda University, in Tokyo.