Satoru HASHIMOTO, Professor at Kansai University (Japan) Satoru Hashimoto received a doctor of business administration in Osaka City University in 2000. From 2001, he has been teaching at Kansai University in Japan, where he is currently Professor of Management. He is at SOAS, University of London as visiting scholar (until September 2020). His research is generally focused on management and governance in nonprofit organization or co-operative. His current research is related to the historical and institutional context of social enterprise and social economy.