Dr Haruhisa Handa is Chairman of the International Foundation for Arts and Culture, Honorary Chairman of the International Golf Association for the Blind, and Vice-Chairman of the International Shinto Foundation (a United Nations authorized NGO). Backed by the Cambodian government, Mr Handa handles the construction and management of a 24-hour service free emergency hospital in Cambodia. He is a management consultant and owns and manages thirteen Japanese and international corporations. As an artist he is involved in a wide range of activities, including opera, drama and dance. His many years of involvement in the arts-world and corporate philanthropy have led to the award of an honorary Doctor's Degree in Literature from Edith Cowan University (Western Australia).