Yoshinori Kitase is a game producer, scenario writer and game director for Square Enix. He joined Square in 1991 and directed Final Fantasy VI, Chrono Trigger, Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy VIII. Kitase later worked as producer for Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2. He is currently working on the Compilation of Final Fantasy VII and Final Fantasy XIII as producer. He is the head of Square Enix's Product Development Division 1.