Monk at Komyo-ji Temple (Hongwanji school of Jodo-Shinshu).
Visiting associate professor at Musashino University.
Born in 1979, Shoukei Matsumoto graduated with B.A. degree in Literature from the University of Tokyo.
Right after graduation, he joined Komyoji temple and initiated new projects such as Temple Café Project.
In 2008, the association was awarded “Shoriki Matsutaro Prize” from a foundation for education.
He completed MBA from Indian School of Business as an Ambassadorial Scholar of Rotary Foundation in 2011. After MBA, he started a project of “Mirai no Jushoku-Juku” or temple management school for Buddhist priests and monks.
He has published more than 5 books in Japanese and some of them were translated into several other languages. In 2013, he was nominated as a member of Young Global Leaders 2013 from World Economic Forum in Davos.