Marc Popelier is a business and financial professional with extensive international management experience in logistics, retail, automotive and the electronics industry related to or in Japan. He holds an MBA from the University of Antwerp and the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium and is the owner of an advisory company that supports companies entering the Japanese market. He studied at the American University in Washington when NBC broadcasted the TV documentary 'If Japan can ... Why can't we'. The series focused on quality and continual improvement in Japanese manufacturing laying the foundations for his interest in Japanese business and production techniques. He is a an enthusiastic amateur photographer and his close bond with Japan and frequent visits resulted in a unique and impressive photo archive compiling some of the country's most picturesque sights and most striking scenes.