His professional theatre career started in Japan with SCOT, a company led by Tadashi Suzuki. He obtained an MA in Theatre Design from Nottingham Trent University. He worked as lecturer on Japanese traditional theatre for Central School of Speech and Drama/South Bank University and as designer in residence for St Paul's School, Barnes. His design includes Wind in the Willows (Open Air Theatre Regents Park), Cosi Fan Tutte (Mid Wales Opera, National Tour). He is a core member of Mapping4D and has designed all their productions including The Pink Bits (Riverside Studios - Oxford Samuel Becket Theatre Award winner).