Time Living in Japan: 2 years
Employer: Peace Boat
Current Job Title: International Coordinator
Areas of Expertise: Education, Design, Business Consulting, Journalism, Urban + Cultural Theory
Education: Master of Design from York University, Bachelor of Music Theatre from Sheridan College, Certificate in Business and Consulting
Publications Featured In: Japan Times, Navitime Travel, Metropolis Magazine (Tokyo), NOW Magazine (Toronto)
Favorite Thing About Living in Japan: The attention to detail found in many aspects of Japanese culture has helped make this country one of the most spectacular visual environments in the world. From its gorgeous food and drink to its masterful transit wayfinding, Japan visually stimulates in a way that always makes a lasting impression.
Favorite Place to Visit in Japan: Mt. Takao
BIO: Trevor is a Tokyo-based team manager, designer, writer, and sociocultural + creative strategist. With Peace Boat, he leads English and Spanish teaching teams on global voyages, coordinates the onboard participation of guest educators working in such fields as medicine, government, and peace activism, and chronicles Peace Boat’s own global initiatives as a journalist and photographer. He completed the Master of Design program at York University in 2016 with a focus on unconventional city branding, public exhibition and visual storytelling within dense urban frameworks. As a freelance journalist, he regularly contributes to publications in Canada and Japan. In addition to five years as a designer and marketing and communications coordinator for Canadian Stage, he has worked with Design Exchange, NOW Magazine, Caravan Stage Company, and the NDP (New Democratic Party of Canada), as well as many artists, organizations and entrepreneurs.
Recently Published Work Until a real change is achieved, LGBTQ people in Japan have no reason to be grateful. The Japan Times Newspaper 7/4/2018