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).
*From August 2019, names are being written as "First Name + Family Name" with the exception of Chinese and Korean. The family name is in capital letters.
20 new members (18 resident and 2 non-resident) joined in June 2021(in random order)
Ms. Izumi NAKAMITSU
Mr. Kenji KOBAYASHI Co-Founder, Signifiant Inc.
Mr. Masahiko SAITO
Mr. Yutaka FUKUYAMA President/CEO, RIIM ChuSanRen, Inc.
Mr. Masatsugu NAGATO Senior Advisor, McKinsey & Co.
Mr. Shohei SASAKAWA Managing Director, SASAKAWA WHISKY CO., LTD.
Mr. Shintaro YAMADA President, U-MODE Co., Ltd. /President, NIPPO SEWING MACHINE Co., Ltd.
Mr. Takahiko SAITO
Mr. Yuichi ODA Partner, Oh-Ebashi LPC & Partners
Mr. Hideaki ONO CEO, Japan Medical Company Inc.
Mr. Hiroshi OGAWA Director Chairman, Baccarat Pacific Co., Ltd.
Mr. Taisuke MIYAJIMA President & CEO, Kenedix, Inc.
Mrs. Mariko MAGNAN CEO, TPO co., ltd
↓New members who joined on or before June 2021 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Dr. Junichi USHIBA Associate Professor, Faculty of Science and Technology, Keio University
17 new members (14 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in May 2021(in random order)
Dr. Naomi OKADA
Mr. Takeo SATO Adviser, Kant Corporation
Mrs. Madoka YOKOKAWA
Mr. Manabu TAUCHI
Mr. Masao UEKUSA
Mr. Hideki KATAYAMA
Prof. Yoko NAKOSHI Professor, Meiji University
Ms. Lee SLIGH
Mr. Sadafumi UCHIYAMA Chief Curator, Portland Japanese Garden
18 new members (16 resident and 2 non-resident) joined in April 2021(in random order)
Mr. Keita MATSUMOTO Citigroup Global Markets Japan Head of Investor Sales
Mr. Ali GANJEHLOU
Prof. Nobumasa AKIYAMA Professor, Hitotsubashi University
Mr. Sotaro USUI President, Usufuku Honten Co., Ltd.
Mr. Shuichi MATSUZAWA Mitsui & Co. (USA), Inc. SVP & DOO, Food & Retail Division
Dr. Keitaro MORITA Interpreter & Translator／Part-time Lecturer of Rikkyo University
Mr. Russell SAITO Vice-Chairman, Berkeley Club of Japan
Mr. Haruhiko MASUDA
Mr. Yorimasa MATSUDAIRA
Mr. Guillaume DAVIN Managing Director, LVMH Fashion Group Japan K.K. LOEWE JAPAN
Mr. Yasuaki ITAKURA Music Director, Tokyo Sinfonietta
Mr. Yusuke IMAOKA President & CEO, Altitude Inc.
20 new members (20 resident) joined in March 2021(in random order)
Prof. Yuzo FUKUI Professor, Tokyo International University
Mr. Takayuki YAMADA International House of Japan
Mrs. Shiyo YAMANA Hollywood Cosmetics Co., Ltd. Board Director
Mr. Hidenori MIYAMOTO An Assembly Member of Yamanashi Prefecture
Mrs. Yuki NIINAMI
Mr. Hitoshi TANAKA Founder & CEO, JINS HOLDINGS INC.
Mr. Daiko MATSUYAMA Deputy Head Priest of Taizoin Zen Buddhist Temple
Prof. Atsushi SUNAMI President, Sasakawa Peace Foundation
Mr. Masaharu KAWAMURA Dentsu Inc.
Mr. Kazuyuki SASAKI Chairman, WeWork Japan
Ms. Kanae DOI Human Rights Watch Japan
15 new members (12 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in February 2021(in random order)
Ms. Anne Yuki EASTMAN
Mr. Yasuo GOTOH Director of Marketing Americas, TOKYU HOTELS CO., LTD.
Mr. Andrew HALL Design Director and Co-Founder, MQ Studio
Mr. Atsushi IWAMURA Certified Public Accountant; Partner, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC
Prof. Seng KUAN Project Associte Professor, University of Tokyo
Mr. Hiroki MIZUTA Director and Managing Officer, Heiwa Real Estate Co., Ltd.
Ms. Kae NAGAOKA President and CEO, Nagaoka Corporation Trading Co., Ltd.
Mr. Ken NANNICHI Independent Historian; Yamato City Hall
Mr. Akihisa SHIOZAKI Partner, Nagashima Ohno ＆Tsunematsu
Mr. Yoshinori TOKUGAWA Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.
20 new members (17 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in January 2021(in random order)
Mr. Wai Yan Ronald CHAN Chief Investment Officer and Co-Portfolio Manager, Chartwell Capital Limited
Mr. Ken CHAN CEO, PATIENCE CAPITAL GROUP PTE. LTD.
Mr. Hideomi KACHI Accenture Japan Ltd.
Mr. Sachiaki KOBAYASHI
Ms. Ai KOIKE General Partner, GO FUND, LLP; Assistant Professor, Kyoto University of the Arts
Mr. Kiichiro MATSUMARU President, MATSUMARU CO., LTD.
Mr. Go NISHIMURA Specially Appointed Professor, Graduate School of Business Administration, Rikkyo University
Mrs. Michiko UCHIDA
25 new members (22 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in December 2020(in random order)
Mr. Yusuke ASAKURA
Mr. Masayoshi BOKU President, Bascule Inc.
Prof. Vicki BEYER Professor of Law, Hitotsubashi University Graduate School of Law
Prof. Robert DEKLE Professor of Economics, University of Southern California
Mr. Timothy DATTELS
Prof. Shigeo HORIE
Ms. Kristine JOHNSON
Mr. Ikuo KAWAUCHI India Researcher
Ms. Yoshie KRIS Specified Nonprofit Corporation SLOW LABEL
Mrs. Junko KODAMA
Mr. Seikichi KUROSAWA
Mr. Theodore MILLER President & CEO, Empire Entertainment Japan
Mr. Shigeyuki SASANO President, CHITOSE Inc.
Mr. Kenichiro SETO CEO, COM Research LLC; Chairman, The Japan-Malta Friendship Association
Mr. Hiromasa TABUCHI
Mr. Kazuhiko YOSHIDA
20 new members (19 resident and 1 non-resident) joined in November 2020(in random order)
Mr. Shigeru AOI
Mr. Takeo AOKI Director, SENKO MEDICAL INSTRUMENT MFG. Co. LTD
Prof. Mackenzie CLUGSTON Professor, Rector, Member of Board of Trustees, Kwansai Gakuin University
Ms. Keiko HONDA Adjuct Professor, Senior Research Scholar, Columbia Univeristy; Board Member, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group
Dr. Yutaka KUWAHARA
Mr. Shigeo KASHIWAGI Executive Director, Centre for International Capacity Building
Mrs. Kumiko KAWAI National Government Licensed Guide Interpreter; Japan Federation of Certified Guides (JFG); Japan Association for Finance Planner
Mr. Go KOBAYASHI DIRECTOR, NEW BUSINESS DIVISION, KOBAYASHI & CO., LTD
Mrs. Emiko KOHYAMA CORE ACADEMY Group Creative 21
Dr. Kazuko MATSUZAKI MD., Ph. D.
Miss Chizuko TOKUDA
Mr. Koichiro YOSHIDA
34 new members (33 resident and 1 non-resident) joined in October 2020(in random order)
Ms. Eriko ASAI President, GE Japan
Mr. Hideki ENDO
Mr. Jason HYLAND
Mr. Takashi ICHIKAWA
Mr. Nobuyuki IDEI Founder, Representative Director and Chairman, Quantum Leaps Corporation
Mr. Masamichi IDEMITSU Chairperson, Deetex Shokai K.K.
Mr. Takahiro ITO Managing Director, NXC Japan LLC
Ms. Michiyo KASAI Mitsubishi Corporation
Mr. Jiro KASHIWAGI
Mr. Fumitaka KAWAI
Mr. Toshiya KITA Managing Director on Board, International Headquarters, Otsuka Foods Co., Ltd.
Dr. Makio MIYAGAWA Special Advisor on National Security, National Security Secretariat
Mr. Wataru MUTO
Mr. Ikuru NOGAMI Project Manager, International Trade Centre (ITC)
Mr. Tadashi SASANO
Mr. Makoto TAKANO CEO, MT Partners K.K.
Mr. Hajime WATANABE
Mr. Yasutoshi YOSHITOMI Representative of Yoshitomi C.P.T.A. office Certified Public Tax Accountant「ZEIRISHI」
18 new members (17 resident and 1 non-resident) joined in September 2020(in random order)
Dr. Yoshinori FUJIKAWA Associate Professor, School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University Business School
Ms. Naomi KAWASE Filmmaker
Mr. Etsuro KURETANI SIEMENS DIGITAL INDUSTRIES SOFTWARE
Mr. Tatsuro KUZUKI NPO DNDi Japan
Mr. Yugo MINEMURA Director, Suruga Bank, Ltd.
Mr. Kotaro NAGASAKI Governor, Yamanashi Prefecture
Mr. Makoto OHKI Representative Director, CapitaLink Investment Inc.
Mr. Haruyuki SATO Advanced Composite Corporation
Ms. Ms. Madoka SHIMADA Nishimura & Asahi
Mr. Chihiro SHIMIZU
Ms. Tomoko WADA Partner, KPMG Tax Corporation
16 new members (15 resident and 1 non-resident) joined in August 2020(in random order)
Mr. Keiichiro ASAO Former Member of the House of Representatives
Mr. Alexei GLADKOV President, Kintaro Cells Power
Mr. Koichiro MATSUMOTO Deputy Cabinet Secretary for Public Affairs, Prime Minister's Office
Mrs. Mary Ellen MONDI Vice President, Marketing, XPO Logistics
Mr. Akira MINAGAWA CEO, Mina Co, Ltd.
Mr. Susumu OKAMURA President & CEO, Education for Asian Talents
Ms. Anri OKUDA Student, Faculty of Medicine, Toho University
Mr. Yasuhisa YOSHIDA Executive Life Planner, The Prudential Life Insurance Company, Ltd.
Mrs. Eriko HATTORI
Mr. Mutsuo IWAI
Ms. Kimie MORISHITA
Mr. Yujiro YANAGIWARA
↓ New members who joined on or before July 2020 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Mr. James J. Miller Head of Public Policy, Amazon Web Services Japan
21 new members (21 resident and no non-resident) joined in July 2020(in random order)
Mr. Hidetomo KIMURA Managing Director, H.I.D. INTERAQTICA Co., Ltd.
Ms. Chie MAEDA C.E.O. & President, Tokyo Luxey, Inc.
Mr. Takeshi MATSUDA
Mr. Tsuyoshi NAGANO Chairman of the Board, Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc.
Mr. Masatoshi SUZUKI Senior Adviser, MIRAIT Holdings Corporation
Ms. Rika TANIYA CEO, WELLBEING TOKYO
Mr. Masaki TAKAHASHI Hayabusa law Offices
Mr. Yoshiki WATANABE Representative, Watanabe & Co.
Mr. Hisashi YANO
Mr. Kazuo KUROSU
Mr. Seiei ONO
↓ New members who joined on or before June 2020 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Mrs. Asuka YAMAMOTO Corporate Strategy Division, Panasonic Corporation
13 new members (11 resident and 2 non-resident) joined in June 2020(in random order)
Mr. Ken CAPLAN Director, Mita Arts Gallery Co., Ltd.
Mr. Shigeru KUSUNOKI Partner, POD Corporation
Mr. Yoichiro KURATA President, Shinwa Wise Holdings Co., Ltd.
Mrs. Namiko OKAZAKI Director, Shinwa Wise Holdings Co., Ltd.
Mr. Yoichiro OGAWA Certified Public Accountant
Mr. Yuta SONOH Third-year student, Faculty of Economics, Keio University
Ms. Annet Kazue STRNADT
Ms. Takara HONDA
Ms. Minako INOUE
8 new members (7 resident and 1 non-resident) joined in May 2020(in random order)
Mr. Naohisa FUKUDA President, Japan Communications Inc.; Chief Operating Officer, JCI Group
Ms. J. Julianne LEE CEO, Julianne Lee & Co
Prof. Hiroaki MIYAMOTO Professor, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Tokyo Metropolitan University
Mr. Hiroshi NAGANO President, Minato UNESCO Association
Prof. Masami TAKEI President of Nihon University Medical Association; Chairman and Professor of Medicine; Head, Division of Hematology and Rheumatology
6 new members (all resident) joined in April 2020(in random order)
Mrs. Machiko HOSHINA Professor, Urasenke Tea Tradition; CEO, ROIP, Japan Association Inc.
Mr. Takahiro KUROYANAGI President, Meiki & Company, Ltd.
Prof. Junko TANAKA Professor Emeritus, Senzoku Gakuen College of Music
Dr. Tomoko YAMAGUCHI M.D., Ph.D., Minami-Yachimata Mental Hospital
↓ New members who joined on or before March 31, 2020 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Mr. Yasukane MATSUMOTO
Mr. Taiju SASAKI
25 new members (24 resident and 1 non-resident) joined in March 2020(in random order)
Dr. Masako EGAWA Professor, Hitotsubashi University
Mr. Yoshihiko ENOKIDO Group Manager, JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation
Ms. Sayaka KAMEOKA Toyo Eiwa Jogakuin
Mr. Xiao LIN Director, Public Affairs & Communications Department, Huawei Technologies Japan K.K.
Mr. Takashi MITACHI Senior Advisor, Boston Consulting Group
Ms. Keerthana MARIAPPAN Director, Head of Japan Electric Execution, Coverage & Sales, Execution Services, Equiries, Deutsch Securities Inc.
Ms. Yukako NISHIKAWA Vice President, Showa Nishikawa Co., Ltd.
H. E. Dr. Norbert PALANOVICS Ambassador of Hungary
Mr. Peter A. E. SWANGER Managing Director, Hudson Japan Co., Ltd.
Mr. Masahiko TEZUKA Chairman and President, The Japanese Institute of Certified Public Accountants
Mr. Yasutaka YANASE President, Giga Prize Co., Ltd.
Ms. Songmei ZHANG Manager, External Affairs Department, Public Affairs & Communications Department, Huawei Technologies Japan K.K.
Mr. Junichiro NAGAMIGAWA
Mr. Yuhei OHMI
Mr. Shinichiro ISHIBASHI
Mr. Hirofumi KANEKO
19 new members (17 resident and 2 non-resident) joined in February 2020(in random order)
Mrs. Aya ASO CEO, SAVVY Collective Co., Ltd.
Dr. Joseph HALDANE Chairman & CEO, The International Academic Forum (IAFOR)
Dr. Misako ITO Director, Wellness Clinic Ginza beauty & sports
Mr. Ryuzo NAKAYA
Mr. Masanori OHARA Managing Director, CVC Capital Partners
Mr. Tomoya SUZUKI General Partner, Accord Ventures, Inc.
Mr. Hiroshi WATANABE President, Institute for International Monetary Affairs (IIMA)
Prof. Yoichi YAMAMURA University of International Business and Economics
Ms. Naoko SUGA
Mrs. Yoko SAKAI
Mr. Hideki TAKAI
24 new members (18 resident and 6 non-resident) joined in January 2020(in random order)
Mr. Fumino SUGIYAMA CEO, New Canvas
Mr. Ou SUGIYAMA Senior Manager, Experiene Planning Unit, Town Management Development, Mori Building Co., Ltd.
Dr. Shinsuke MUTO
Mr. Kiyoshi ANZAI Fujitsu Limited., Co-Founder, Fujitsu Accelerator
Mrs. Yuka ANDO Senior Policy Advisor, Fleishman Hillard Japan
Mr. Yohei ASAMI
Mr. Kiyomitsu ABE Director, ABE KOGYO co., LTD
Miss Amanda GUNAWAN Founding Principal and Architect, OWIU Design
Prof. David S. HIBBETT Professor, Biology Department, Clark University
Mr. Masayuki IWATA Associate, Samurai Capital Co., Ltd.
Prof. Saho MATSUMOTO Professor, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nagoya City University
Ms. Michelle MACKINTOSH Director/Designer/Illustrator/Writer,Floating Books
Ms. Yoko NISHIKAWA Convex Inc.
Mr. Ko OZAKI Deputy Director, METI
Dr. Arata KUNO
16 new members (13 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in December 2019(in random order)
Mr. Ritesh AGARWAL Founder & Global CEO of OYO Hotels & Homes
Mr. Edward J. Rogers Chief Investment Officer, Rogers Investment Advisors K.K.
Mrs. Misa MATSUZAKI CEO, WORK JAPAN Co., Ltd.
Mr. Makoto KUNIYOSHI Deputy President, SMBC Finance Service Co., Ltd., President, Japan American Football Association
Mr. Takashi HASEGAWA President, HASEGAWA REAL ESTATE & ECONOMY Co.,Ltd
Mrs. Mina NISHISAKA Co-Executive Director, WaNavi Japan; Adjunct Associate Professor, Hitotsubashi University Business School ICS
Miss Mio HOSOBUCHI
Mrs. Machiko SHIKIBU
22 new members (17 resident and 5 non-resident) joined in November 2019(in random order)
Dr. Victor CHU Chairman of Council, University College London (UCL)
Prof. Shuhei ENDO Endo Shuhei Architect institute inc.; Professor, Kobe university
Dr. Robert A. FELDMAN Professor, Tokyo University of Science / Senior Advisor, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities
Mr. Hyo Jin GHIM Chief Executive Officer, Executive Consulant (Soulangeles Goup Inc), Executive Director (Changrang Memorial Foundation (NPO))
Mr. Simon M. GEROVICH Representative Director, Red Planet Japan, Inc.
Dr. Hiroyuki ITO St. Luke's International Hospital
Prof. Shota KODAMA Fukuoka University
Dr. Izumi KAZUHARA Executive Director, Head of Japan Office, CME Group
Mr. Daisuke KAN Executive Director, Cheerio Corporation
Prof. Takayasu MITANI Professor, J.F. Oberlin University
Mr. Lars A. MUELLER Founder, Lars mueller Publishers
Mr. Ikuji NAKAYA
Ms. Yuriko SUZUKI CEO, E.OCT Inc.
Mr. Shinichiro SHIRAKI CEO, Akebono Asset Management Ltd.
Mr. Shugo SATANI Founder, ShugoArts
Mr. Masataka SAKANO Founder, i-ado co.; Architect
Mr. Kazuhiko SAKISHIMA
Mr. M. MILTIADOUS
Mr. Takeshi UESHIMA Founder, CEO, Heritage Fund Management, LLC
Ms. Eleanor Tazuko YAMAMOTO
16 new members (14 resident and 2 non-resident) joined in October 2019(in random order)
Mr. Tetsuya BESSHO CEO, Pacific Voice Inc.
Mr. Seiji NAKAMURA
Mr. Yasushi NISHIMURA CEO, United experts LLD / UE Architects
Mrs. Mari NOMOTO
Mr. Nilam ALAWDEEN
Mr. Yutaka NAGASHIMA
Mr. Kosei KOBAYASHI International House of Japan
7 new members (7 resident and no non-resident) joined in September 2019(in random order)
H. E. Mr. Nayef Mrzouq ALFAHADI Ambassador, Royal Embassy of Saudi Arabia
Mr. Mitsuharu NAKANO President & CEO, SilverRay Capital, Inc.
Mr. Tatsuro TSUSHIMA Managing Director, INDEE Japan
Mrs. Atsuko FUJIMOTO Atsuko Planning, Inc.
Ms. Ikuko TODO
16 new members (12 resident and 4 non-resident) joined in August 2019(in random order)
Dr. Lim EUNJUNG Assistant Professor, College of International Relations, Ritsumeikan University
Mr. Akira YOSHIDA President, Tetsudo Kiki Co., Ltd.
Ms. Ronna CHAO CEO, Novel Investment Partners Limited; CEO, Bai Xian Asia Institute
Mr. Masayuki TAKAYA CEO, President, Cainz Corporation
Ms. Mirjana MILANOVIC Senior Lead Designer, Department for Planning and Sustainability, City of Amsterdam
Mrs. Taeko AMINO President of AMINO Co., Ltd.
Mr. Hiroyuki AKASHI Professor, Faculty of Business Administration, Komazawa University
Miss Michiko KATO
Dr. Prof. Tokuya OMI
Mr. Koji OKI
Mr. Taiichi MATSUO
↓ New members who joined on or before July 31, 2019 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Mr. Norbert F. SCHOERNER Creative Director, Bigsky Partnership Ltd.
19 new members (16 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in July 2019(in random order)
Mr. Cyrus D. HIGHSMITH Creative Director, Morisawa USA
Mr. Atsushi HORIKAWA Chief Investment Officer, Alliance Bernstein Japan Ltd.
Dr. Kazuyuki KATAYAMA Director-General, Foreign Service Training Institute, Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Mr. Eishi KATSURA Professor, the Graduate School of film and New Media, Tokyo University of the Arts
Mr. Ken NIIMURA President & CEO, TOPAZ CAPITAL, INC.
Prof. Tashika ODAGIRI Associate Professor, Kansai Gaidai University
Dr. SEN Keiiku Gynecologist, Aiiku Clinic
Mr. Shoji TSUBOYAMA President, CapitaLink Inc.
Mr. Katsuyuki TOCHIMOTO President and Representative Director, M-Theory Inc.
Mr. Seiichiro YAMAMOTO CFO, Y-Labs, Co., Ltd.
Mr. Takahiro YAGUCHI Assistant Section Chief, Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
Mr. Eiichi YOSHIKAWA Advisor to the President, MUFG Bank, Ltd.
Ms. Sawako MATSUO
Mr. Hideo SHINYA
↓ New members who joined on or before June 30, 2019 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Mr. Chisao SHIGEMORI Gardener
17 new members (10 resident and 7 non-resident) joined in June 2019(in random order)
Mr. Matsuda, Kota former House of Representatives member; founder of TULLY'S COFFEE
Mr. Cummer, Russell F. President & CEO, Paidy Inc.; Chairman, Exchange Corporation Limited
Prof. Hikotani, Takako Gerald L. Curtis Associate Professor, Modern Japanese Politics and Foreign Policy, Columbia University
Mr. Spiesshofer, Oliver M. Executive Director, Triuph Intertrade AG
Mr. Muto, Kiyoshi Vice Chief Director, NPO Sustainable Environment & Adaptable Dwelling
Ms. Farley, Margaret P. Executive Vice President, Edelman
Mr. Kimura, Kenichiro Kika Solutions
Mr. Okuda, Kazuhiro
Ms. Kono, Mari Teacher / Digital Media Artist
Prof. Kawai, Yoshihiro Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo / Professor, Graduate School of Management, Kyoto University / Chairman, OECD Insurance and Private Pensions Committee
Mr. Mizuno, Seiichi President, IMA Co., Ltd.
Mr. Liao, Benjamin
↓ New members who joined on or before June 2019 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Mrs. Sato, Nami
15 new members (14 resident and 1 non-resident) joined in May 2019(in random order)
Ms. Chang, Annie AC Global Solutions Ltd
Mr. Nagai, Toru
Mrs. Yokotani, Megumi
Mr. Takahashi, Keitaro
Mrs. Ushioda, Masako
19 new members (12 resident and 7 non-resident) joined in April 2019(in random order)
Mr. Tani, Daniel M. Director, Foundation Grants, US-Japan Foundation
Mr. Ra, Jongyil University Distinguished Professor of Political Science, Gachon University / Chair Professor, National Defense University
Dr. Aoki, Teruaki
Dr. Nagano, Kiminori Certified International Investment Analyst, Ph.D. (Higher Education, the University of Tokyo)
Mr. Yamamoto, Yasushi Founder & CEO, Corundum Innovation Co., Ltd.
Prof. Oba, Mie Professor, Tokyou University of Science
Prof. Murayama, Sadayuki Professor, Tama University / Specially Appointed Professor, The Graduate School of Project Design
Prof. Mostafavi, Mohsen Dean and Alexander and Victoria Wiley Professor of Design, Harvard University, Graduate School of Design
Mr. Ito, Ren Senior Fellow, New York University School of Law/ CEO, Mercari Europe
Mr. Tsuji, Koji
Ms. Wada, Yoshiko I. President, World Shibori Network / Founder, Slow Fiber Studios / Trustee, Atopos Foundation
Ms. Richard, Sophie Independent art historian
15 new members (10 resident and 5 non-resident) joined in March 2019(in random order)
Mr. Koll, Jesper J. W.
Mr. Nakagawa, Mamoru Holder of Important Intangible Cultural Property
Mr. Yamagishi, Kotaro CEO, Keio Innovation Initiative, Inc.
Ms. Joe, Niharika Chibber Associate Executive Director, Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission (U.S. Government)
Prof. Lee, Junghwan Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and Internatinal Relations, Seoul National University
Mr. Egawa, Akiyasu Tohshin Shoji
Mr. Miyaji, Ushio
Ms. Kim-Weaver, Tammy Owner, American Summer Opportunities
↓ New members who joined on or before February 28, 2019 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Prof. Kamiya, Matake Professor, National Defense Academy of Japan
13 new members (11 resident and 2 non-resident) joined in February 2019(in random order)
Mr. Tanaka, Tatsuo Director & Chairman, Citigroup Global Markets Japan, Inc.
Mr. Hirano, Eiji Director and Vice Chairman, Met life Insurance K.K.
Mr. Yoshino, Jiro Head for Japan, Center for Asia Leadership
Mr. Ogata, Katsuaki CEO & CIO, Capitalink Investment Inc.
Dr. Takahashi, Hiroshi
Mr. Hamada, Kiyoshi Trustee, Sassex County Historical Society, NJ, U.S.A. Member, Vernon Township Rotary Club, NJ, U.S.A.
Mr. Matsumoto, Ichiu General Manager, Kenzaisha Limited
Dr. Tanaka, Azusa Senior Consultant, Lifescience Dynamics
Mr. Inoue, Yuji
Mr. Suga, Shimpei
↓ New members who joined on or before January 31, 2019 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Mr. Arakawa, Tadahide Chairman, THE KOKUSAI.COM
8 new members (7 resident and 1 non-resident) joined in January 2019(in random order)
Mrs. Ikegami, Masa Professor Emeritus, Keio University
Mr. Kobayashi, Kenji Vice Chairman and Executive Director, Japan Automobile Importers Association
Mr. Watanabe, Daisuke Associate Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Seikei University
Dr. Jin, Kumi
↓ New members who joined on or before December 31, 2018 and gave us consent to disclose their name.
Ms. Iwaya, Junko
Dr. Govella, Kristi E. Assistant Professor, Asia Studies, University of Hawaii at Manoa
14 new members (11 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in December 2018(in random order)
Mr. Tada, Masayo Representative Director, Chairman, Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.
Mr. Tanabe, Yotaro Captain, All Nippon Airways
Dr. Marsh, Kathyann K. Associate Dean, University of San Diego, Hann School of Nursing , San Diego, California
Mr. Sato, Mamoru President, Forbo Siegling Japan Co., Ltd.
Mrs. Okamoto, Haruko
Miss Watanabe, Aki Yokohama National University
Mr. Sanada, Ikkan Founder, Ikkan Art International
Mr. Shimada, Hisatsugu
14 new members (10 resident and 4 non-resident) joined in November 2018(in random order)
Mr. Werbe, Stephen F. President, Arts Consortium of Delaware
Mr. Watanabe, Ryuji Advisor, Aso Corporation
Prof. Dr. Nakajima, Hideo MD, PｈD
Mrs. Lee, Chung Moon Painter
Dr. Sugaya, Atsuto Medical Corporation Owakai
Dr. Sato, Setsuko
Mr. Sawai, Masayuki
Miss Yong, Viola Mg Yoke
Mrs. Given, Joan
14 new members (11 resident and 3 non-resident) joined in October 2018(in random order)
Prof. Imai, Akiko Professor, Faculty of Global Business, Showa Women's University
Ms. Smethurst, Ayako President & Co-founder, Kizuna Across Cultures
Dr. Watanabe, Morio
Mr. Tsuji, Kosei
Dr. Sato, Junichiro
10 new members (resident only) joined in September 2018(in random order)
Mr. Horikoshi, Hidekazu President, Sotsu Corporation
Mr. Fuji, Katsuyuki CEO, X Lab Co., Ltd.
KAORUKO Flower Artist
Dr. Moskowitz, Ken Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Temple University Japan
Mr. Hino, Sumio Former Advisor of Ippan Shadanhojin Shoyu Club
Mr. Tsurumachi, Kazuhisa
Mrs. Imamura, Takako
Ms. Sato, Mieko
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 Chamber 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, Atsuko 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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