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Saint Martin’s College, 1960
Bachelor of Arts in economics
Francis Iwasawa is a Japanese citizen born and raised in
Yokohama. After graduating high school, he won a Fulbright
Scholarship which brought him to the U.S. and to Saint Martin’s
College. Subsequent to his studies at Saint Martin’s, he studied
international finance at Washington University and Georgetown
He is semi-retired as president of Asahi Iwasawa & Associates, a
Hong Kong-based business that provides accounting service to
Japanese investors and business people with interests in Hong Kong.
He divides his time primarily between Hong Kong and the Olympia
area. Iwasawa is proud of being one of the first international Asian
students at Saint Martin’s. With interests in the University’s
international programs and School of Business, he has served as a
guest lecturer for the School of Business at Saint Martin's.