Council of Advisors


*In Alphabetical Order by Last Name

Tae Ashida

Fashion Designer

Mariko Bando

Chancellor, Showa Women's University

Chris Blackerby

Group COO, Astroscale Holdings, Inc.

Heike Boeltzwig-Brown

Senior Research Associate & Program Developer,
University of Massachusetts Boston

Ken Chan Chien-Wei

Founder, CEO/CIO, Patience Capital Group K.K.

Junko Chano

Executive Director, The Sasakawa Peace Foundation

Steve Dewire

General Manager, Grand Hyatt Tokyo

Masako Egawa

Professor, Hitotsubashi University, former EVP, Tokyo University

Ichiro Fujisaki

President, The America-Japan Society, Inc.

Chisa Fujita

Community Volunteer

Jim Hardin

Head of School, The American School in Japan

Yosuke Hariki

President, Office Hariki

Aya Higa

Community Volunteer

Ernest M. Higa

Chairman & CEO, Higa Industries Co., Ltd.

Yumi Hosaka Clark

Vice President, Head of Product and Solutions, Visa Worldwide (Japan)

Naho Hozumi

Community Volunteer

Jason P. Hyland

President and Representative Officer, MGM Resorts Japan LLC

Douglas Hymas

Country Executive, BNYMellon

Mayumi Jones

Community Volunteer

Masahide Kametaya

CEO, Progressive Corporation

Russell Kawahara

Partner, Atsumi & Sakai / U.S.-Japan Council

Yasuhiro Kawamura

President, Frontier International Inc.

Michael Khoo

President, WineInStyle Co. Ltd.

Noriko Kido

Community Volunteer

Kosei Kobayashi

President and CEO, KK Holdings

Nobuko Kobayashi

Managing Director & Partner, EY-Parthenon

Akihiko Kubo

Managing Director/Representative Director , Tag. Japan

Joseph Lee

Hotel Manager, The Peninsula Tokyo

Anthony Miller

Partner, CEO, PAG Japan Limited

Mieko Nakabayashi

Representative Director, Japan Williams Lea Tag

Katsuya Natori Attorney-at-Law, Natori Law Office

Kevin Naylor

Vice President, Japan Sales, en world group

Susumu Ohta

President & Publisher, OHTA Publications

Nami Okubo

President, Preigio Inc.

Kazuko Okuno

Community Volunteer

Scott Sato

Chief Executive Officer, Tricor K.K.

David Slater

Professor, Sophia University

Jim Small

Vice President of Asia Pacific, Major League Baseball

Peter Strydom

President, Amway Japan G.K.

Paul Noritaka Tange
 
Chief Executive Officer & Senior Principal Architect,
Tange Associates Asia
 
Haruko Tokura
 
Community Volunteer
 
Shunichi Tokura
 
Composer
 
Junko Tsuda
 
Executive Director, U.S.-Japan Council
 
Yoko Wada
 
Community Volunteer
 

Karin Wellbrock

COO and Partner, Kay Group K.K.

Dave West

President and General Manager, Cisco Systems G.K.

Marcus Wong

APartner, Global Mobilty Services PwC Tax Japan

Asako Yamagami
 
Attorney-at-Law, Natori Law Office
 

 

[ Overseas Council of Advisers ]

Deva Hirsch

Hands On Tokyo Founder & President, Emeritus

Timothy Latimore

Head of Asia Pacific, Merrill Lynch

D. Steven Lin

President & CEO, Greater China & Japan Operations,
Laureate International Universities

Naresh Sethi

Director, British American Tobacco

Efrot Weiss Community Volunteer