Introduction of New Members

On this page we will introduce new members, who joined the I-House on or after June 1, 2017, and who have allowed us to post his/her name and title (to be updated at the beginning of each month).

17 new members (11 resident and 6 non-resident) joined in August 2018

(in random order)

Mr. Hastings, Paul D. Executive Director & CEO, Japan ICU Foundation
Mr. Sakaki, Masatoshi  Certified Public Accountant
Mr. Iwamoto, Akihisa Partner & Patent Attorney, Showa International Patent Firm
Mr. Miura, Yosuke Director, HONE Studio Architecture & Design
Mr. Katagiri, Tomonosuke Vice President, Black Rock Japan Co., Ltd.
Prof. Chow, Clara K.  Cardiologist; Professor of Medicine, University of Sydney
Mr. Sole, Simon J. CEO, Bandoola Productions
Ms. Enokido, Fuyuki

13 new members (11 resident and 2 non-resident) joined in July 2018

(in random order)

Mr. Obata, Naotaka Executive Adviser to the Board, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company Limited
Dr. Kawashima, Shin Professor, University of Tokyo
Ms. Cottingham-Streater, Paige  Executive Director, Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission
Prof. Lester, Elizabeth  Associate Dean Research College of Arts, Law & Education, University of Tasmania
Mrs. Ohno , Makiko Director, Gallery Concept 21
Mr. Kanda, Kozo
Mr. Inoue, Haruo
Mr. Ohira, Nobutaka

29 new members (22 resident and 7 non-resident) joined in June 2018

(in random order)

Prof. Ogawa, Tadashi   Professor, Atomi University
Dr. Yazaki, Takao   Lecturer, Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, Kokushikan University
Mr. Noritake, Ryoji   President, Health and Global Policy Institute
Ms. Sugimoto, Shino   President, Arts and Creative Mind Association
Prof. Dr. Nakagawa, Shigeki   Professor Emeritus, Nihon University
Mr. Kidder, Samuel H.   Executive Director, American Chanber of Commerce in Japan (RET.), Minister-Counselor for Commercial Affairs, U.S. Embassy Tokyo (RET.)
Ms. Taguchi, Kumi   Broadcaster, ABC TV
Ms. Hatano, Ayako  Gender Specialist, UNDP
Mrs. Mullins, Adena Zecha
Mr. Adachi, Tomoyuki   Senior Manager, Skylight Consulting Inc.
Mr. Kanomata, Osamu   BP Singapore Pte Ltd.
Ms. Kazuki, Reiko
Mr. Shibata, Masaru   Managing Director, TC Capital Pte. Ltd.
Mrs. Betty C. Hoffman   Sunabe Corporation
Mrs. Tanikawa, Chigusa
Dr. Tayama, Hiroshi   Doctor and Director, Tayama Dental Office
Mrs. Tajima, Mika
Mrs. Saito, Sae

18 new members (13 resident and 5 non-resident) joined in May 2018

(in random order)

Ms. Aiko Doden
Ms. Miyuki Fukuma Representative Director, College Women's Association of Japan
Mr. Keijirou Yamauchi CEO, Yamanouchi Seisakusho Co., Ltd.
Mr. Hiroshi Katsumata
Ms. Komaki Foster Senior Manager, American Express Europe
Mr. Naoki Nishino
Mrs. Yukiko Watanabe

 ↓ New members who joined on or before April 30, 2018 and gave us consent to disclose their name.

Miss Mina E. Pollmann PhD Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
(Under the Next Generation Fellowship Program” of the American Friends of the International House of Japan, Inc. (AFIHJ) )

37 new members (16 resident and 21 non-resident) joined in April 2018 (Out of 21 non-resident members, 15 members joined under the Next Generation Fellowship Program” of the American Friends of the International House of Japan, Inc. (AFIHJ))

(in random order)

Mr. Ota, Kenji Legal Representative and CEO, Zurich Life Insurance Company Ltd., Japan Branch
Dr. Homma, Shunichi Margaret Milliken Hatch Professor of Medicine, Columbia University
Prof. Ogata, Nobuyuki Professor, Faculty of Modern Life, Teikyo Heisei University
Mr. Watanabe, Yasuyuki Associate Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies
Mr. Himuro, Toshio Chairman, Tei Enterprises Ltd.
Prof. Chan, Daniel T M Chair Professor and Yu Chiu Kwong Endowed Professorship in Medicine, University of Hong; and Chief of Nephrology, HK West Cluster Hospitals
Mr. Kojima, Koji CEO, Ea, Inc.
Mr. Howe, Robert C. Managing Director, Listed Equities Portfolio Manager, AKAMAI Capital
Mr. Kinouchi, Hikaru
Ms. Foster, Mariko A.
Miss Kurai, Hiro

≪Under the Next Generation Fellowship Program” of the American Friends of the International House of Japan, Inc. (AFIHJ) ≫

Ms. Thevenot, Jolie N. Executive Director, Japan-America Society of Alabama
Prof. Miura, Hiroya Artistic Director, IMJS/Japanese Cultural Heritages Initiatives, Columbia University; Associate Professor, Music Department Chair, Bates College,
Mr. Yi, Eugene Co-Founder and President, Cortico
Prof. Culver, Annika A. Associate Professor of East Asian History, Florida State University
Prof. Le, Tom Phuong Assistant Professor of Politics, Pomona College
Prof. Lipscy, Philip Y. Assistant Professor of Political Science and Thomas Rohlen Center Fellow, Stanford University
Ms. Shoji, Shanti M. Co-Founder and Vice President, Kizuna Across Cultures
Miss Khanal, Samjhana Global Director, Ashoka
Mr. Evans, Alexander E. MEXT Research Student, Graduate School of Humanitites, Kyushu University
Ms. Butler, Jennifer R. Student of Inter-University Center for Japanese Language Studies, 2017-2018

 ↓ New members who joined on or before March 31, 2018 and gave us consent to disclose their name.

Mr. Anzai, Takashi

18 new members (15 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in March 2018

(in random order)

Dr. Hibiya, Junko President, Professor, International Christian University
Dr. Takada, Asako Professor, Hosei Business School, Hosei University
Mr. Maeda, Katsunari
Mr. Fujioka, Ryu senior adviser, Government & Industrial Affairs Dept., Yokogawa Electric Corporation
Prof. Olsen, Henrik P. Professor, Dr. Juris , Associate Dean for Research, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen
Mr. Van Ness, Harry A. Senior Programmer, Boojum
Dr. Nagura, Naoshige
Dr. Murase, Jutaro

12 new members (10 resident and 2 non-resident) joined in February 2018

(in random order)

Mr. Edward Suzuki Principal, Edward Suzuki Associates
Prof. Saich, Anthony J. Professor of International Affairs, Ash Center, Harvard Kennedy School
Mrs. Lerner , Kiyoko

 ↓ New members who joined on or before January 31, 2018 and gave us consent to disclose their name.

Mr. Nagashima, Masaru

10 new members (7 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in January 2018

(in random order)

Prof. Ichimura, Hidehiko Professor, The University of Tokyo, Graduate School of Economics
Mr. Watanabe, Kenta
Mr. Nishikawa, Shoyo Manager, Uzabase, Inc.
Mr. Karatsu, Ken Cellist
Mr. Ichimura, Yuji
Mr. Ikeno, Kenichi The Chair, JCSOS

 ↓ New members who joined on or before December 31, 2017 and gave us consent to disclose their name.

Mr. Iwamoto, Norihisa Director, Iwamoto Dental Office
Ms. Seville, Kaede Journalist

15 new members (9 resident and 6 non-resident) joined in December 2017

(in random order)

Mr. Wijesekara, Samantha P. K. Minister Counsellor, Embassy of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Japan
Prof. Kwon, Soonwook  Professor, Sung Kyun Kwan University
Mr. Sitow, Hisashi Director, Branch Manager, Global Treasury, Money Markets Tokyo, Tokyo Branch, Credit Suisse AG
Mr. Porte, Thierry G. Managing Director, J. C. Flowers & Co. LLC
Mr. Tominaga, Taro CEO, Yokohama Kaiun International Co., Ltd.
Mr. Arimura, Ichiro General Manager, Planning Division, Seven Bank, Ltd.
Mr. Shima, Koji President, Paw Mark Japan
Ms. Nishimura, Kanako

14 new members (11 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in November 2017

(in random order)

Mr. Akiyama, Masahiro Chairman, Society of Security and Diplomatic Policy Studies -SSDP-
Mr. Yoshida, Hiroshi President & CEO, Fuji Denko Company
Mr. Nishikawa, Takamiki Representative Director, FOX NETWORKS GROUP JAPAN
Mr. Yamanami, Kenji 
Mr. Maeda, Shogo Director, The Grew Bancroft Foundation
Mr. Sugano, Atsushi Senior Associate Professor, Meio University
Mr. Neureiter, Kirk R  President, Fidelity Management & Research Japan Inc.
Mr. Nakanishi, Akihito

13 new members (11 resident and 2 non-resident) joined in October 2017

(in random order)

Mr. Yamamoto, Hideo Director & Managing Corporate Officer, Koito Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
Ms. Cho, Yun Young Correspondent, NEWSIS
Ms.Pilcavage, Christine S. Managing Director, MIT-Japan Program
Mr. Taketsuru, Kotaro
Ms. Masuyama, Mika President, Masuyama & Company
Ms. Sakanishi, Rie President, The Cuisine Press Inc.

11 new members (8 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in September 2017

(in random order)

Mr. Yamaoka, Koichi
Professor Cary, Ann B.
Mr. Takeuchi, Jeff Y.
Miss McGauley, Taera T.

 ↓ New members who joined on or before August 31, 2017 and gave us consent to disclose their name.

Mr. Suzuki, Yosuke
Professor Dr. Futagami, Shiho Professor, Yokohama National University
Mr. Asanuma, Sho Executive Officer in charge of Overseas Operations, Asanuma Corporation

15 new members (12 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in August 2017

(in random order)

Mr. Lee, Chanbuom Cousul-General, Republic of Korea to Japan
Dr. Claremon, Mirei Takashima CEO, Mirei TC Consulting, LLC.
Mr. Shibatsuji, Naoki Representative Director, Rise Inc.
Professor Yamamoto, Janet K., Ph.D. Professor, Department of Infectious Diseases & Immunology, University of Florida

21 new members (18 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in July 2017

(in random order)

Mr. Katori, Yoshinori Special Assistant to the Minister for Foreign Affairs
Dr. Kuno, Sachiko President and CEO, S&R Foundation
Ms. Higashi, Mariko International Development Manager
Mr. Kawamura, Tadao
Yamanami, Hirotaka SVP, Organization Development Unit, Renesas Electronics Corporation
Mr. Baba, Yukihiro
Mr. Mizoguchi, Kanehiro
Ms. Sasamoto, Kiyomi
Ms. Mikoshiba, Naoko Ph.D, RN, The University of Tokyo
Mr. Maruyama, Isamu Deputy Managing Director, The International House of Japan, Inc.
Mr. Brown, Thomas M.
Mr. Kurosu, Taro

 ↓ New members who joined on or before June 30, 2017 and gave us consent to disclose their name.

Mr. Kato, Akihiko Shioh Artist (Contemporary Japanese Calligraphy)
Mr. Tomine, Hideki Vice President, Marketing, Kopin Corporation, Massachusetts, USA

15 new members (8 resident and 7 non-resident) joined in June 2017

(in random order)

Mrs. Fish, Atuko T. , Trustee, Fish Family Foundation / Founder, Japanese Women Leadership Initiative
Mr. Morisaki, Takashi, President, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.
Mr. Kita, Yosuke, Analyst, Policy Research & Consulting Division, Mitsubishi UFJ Research and Consulting Co., Ltd.
Mrs. McAndrews, Mari N. , Volunteer
Mr. Hirata, Tetsuo, Principal, Hirata Associates, Inc.
Mr. Iwata , Yoshinobu, licensed tax accountant
Mrs. Hanway, Tomoko T.
Mr. McGuire, M. Walsh

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