Yoshioka Tatsuya is Founder and Director of the Peace Boat Group, Japan’s largest cruise organization.

Founded in 1983, Peace Boat is a thriving social business that has organized over 100 voyages, including 68 around-the-world cruises.

Peace Boat combines commercial cruise elements with lifelong learning, and innovative people-to-people exchange programs.

Under Yoshioka's leadership, Peace Boat is now developing its solution for a low-carbon future in the cruise industry, Ecoship. Enabling the reduction of 40% of CO2 emissions, Ecoship will be a flagship for sustainability and commitment to global climate action.

Yoshioka has addressed United Nations’ bodies on issues including a culture of peace, and is a Nobel Peace Prize nominee.