Council Members

Council Members

As of May 17, 2017

(In alphabetical order of individual names)
(* Board Members / ** Auditor)

ABDUL HAMID, Zakri, Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Malaysian Government, MY
ALBERTS, Bruce M., The Chancellor's Leadership Chair in Biochemistry and Biophysics for Science and Education, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), US
ANZAI, Yuichiro, President, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), JP
ARIMA, Akito, Chancellor, Musashi Academy of the Nezu Foundation; former Minister of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology; former President, The University of Tokyo, JP
BLANCO, Herminio, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Soluciones Estratégicas, MX
CAMPBELL, Donald W., Senior Strategy Advisor, DLA Piper (Canada) LLP, CA
CANDEL, Sébastien, President, French Academy of Sciences, FR
CARTY, Arthur J., Waterloo Institute for Nanotechnology, Mike & Ophelia Lazaridis Quantum-Nano Centre, University of Waterloo, CA
CHUBACHI, Ryoji, President, The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), JP
CHUBAYS, Anatoly B., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, RUSNANO, RU
CHUCHOTTAWORN, Pailin, Chairperson, Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC) and Kamnoetvidya Science Academy (KVIS), TH
CLARK, Megan, Advisory Board Member, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, AU
COLOMBANI, Pascal, Director and Honorary Chairman, VALEO, FR
COLWELL, Rita R., Distinguished University Professor, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University; former U.S. Science Envoy, US
CONNELLY, Jr., Thomas M., Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, DuPont, US
DIJKGRAAF, Robbert, Director and Leon Levy Professor, Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), Princeton, NL
DURONGKAVEROJ, Pichet, Minister, Ministry of Digital Economy and Society, TH
DUSZYŃSKI, Jerzy, President, Polish Academy of Sciences (PAS), PL
* FRIEDMAN, Jerome I., Institute Professor and Professor of Physics Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Nobel Prize in Physics (1990), US
FUCHS, Alain, President, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), FR
GOLDIN, Daniel S., Chairman, President and CEO, The Intellisis Corporation; former NASA Administrator, US
GREGORIAN, Vartan, President, Carnegie Corporation of New York, US
GROS, François, Honorary Permanent Secretary, French Academy of Sciences, FR
* GRUSS, Peter, President and CEO, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), DE
GUTFREUND, Hanoch, Executive Committee Chairperson, Israel Science Foundation, IL
HACKER, Jörg, President, The German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina, DE
HAMAGUCHI, Michinari, President, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST); former President, Nagoya University, JP
HARA, George, Chairman of the Board, The Alliance Forum Foundation/Cabinet Office of Japan, JP
HASHIMOTO, Kazuhito, President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), JP
HASSAN, Mohamed, Executive Director a.i., The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), SD
HOFFMANN, Jules Alphonse, Member, French Academy of Sciences; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2011), FR
* HOLLIDAY, Jr., Charles O., Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc.; Chair, Council of the National Academy of Engineering; Chairman Emeritus, Council on Competitiveness; former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DuPont, US
HOLT, Jr., Rush D., Chief Executive Officer, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); Former Member of U.S. House of Representatives, US
HÜTTL, Reinhard, President, acatech (National Academy of Science and Engineering), DE
* ISHIGE, Hiroyuki, Chairman, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), JP
JOHNSON, Ray O., Executive in Residence, Bessemer Venture Partners; former Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Lockheed Martin Corporation, US
KAGERMANN, Henning, President, acatech (National Academy of Science and Engineering), DE
KING, David, Special Representative for Climate Change, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, UK Government, UK
KIRLOSKAR, Vikram S., Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited (TKM), IN
* KLEINER, Matthias, President, Leibniz Association, DE
KOANANTAKOOL, Thaweesak, former President, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), TH
* KOMIYAMA, Hiroshi, Chairman of the Institute, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.; former President, The University of Tokyo, JP
* KUMAR, Ashwani, Senior Advocate Supreme Court; former Union Minister of Law & Justice & Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha (India), IN
KUROKAWA, Kiyoshi, Adjunct Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS); Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute, Japan, JP
* LEE, Yuan Tseh, former President, International Council for Science (ICSU); President Emeritus, Academia Sinica; Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1986), Taiwan
* LIM, Chuan Poh, Chairman, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (ASTAR), SG
LIU, Peng, Managing Director, Sinocity Investment Limited, CN
MATSUMOTO, Hiroshi, President, RIKEN, JP
MAZUR, Eric, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics and Dean of Applied Physics, Harvard University, US
McBEAN, Gordon, President, International Council for Science (ICSU); Professor Emeritus, University of Western Ontario, CA
* McKINNELL, Henry A., Chairman, Moody's Corporation; Chairman, Emmaus Life Sciences, US
* McNUTT, Marcia, President, National Academy of Sciences, US
* MUROMACHI, Masashi, Executive Adviser, Toshiba Corporation, JP
* NAKANISHI, Hiroaki, Chairman of the Board, Representative Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd., JP
NOYORI, Ryoji, Director-General, Center for Research and Development Strategy (CRDS), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST); Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2001), JP
* NURSE, Paul, Director and Chief Executive, The Francis Crick Institute; former President, The Royal Society; Nobel Prize in Medicine (2001), UK
** OKIMURA, Kazuki, Chairman, Japan Foundation of Public Communication on Science and Technology (PCOST), JP
* OMI, Koji, Founder and Chairman, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), JP
ONISHI, Takashi, President, Science Council of Japan (SCJ), JP
PALIS, Jr., Jacob, former President, Brazilian Academy of Sciences (ABC), BR
PANDOR, Grace Naledi Mandisa, Minister of Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, ZA
PRIYANTO, Unggul, Chairman, Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), ID
* RAMAKRISHNAN, Venkatraman, President, The Royal Society; Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009), UK
RIETSCHEL, Ernst Th., European Affairs Representative, acatech (National Academy of Science and Engineering), DE
ROBERTS, Richard J., Chief Scientific Officer, New England Biolabs Incorporated; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1993), UK
RUBBIA, Carlo, former Director General, CERN; Scientific Director, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V. (IASS); Nobel Prize in Physics (1984), IT
RÜBIG, Paul, 1st Vice-Chair, Science and Technology Options Assessment (STOA) of European Parliament; Member, European Parliament, AT
RUBINSTEIN, Ellis, President and Chief Executive Officer, The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), US
* SAKAKIBARA, Sadayuki, Chairman, Keidanren (Japan Business Federation); Chief Senior Advisor, Chief Senior Counselor, Toray Industries, Inc., JP
* SERAGELDIN, Ismail, Director, Library of Alexandria; Advisor to the Prime Minister for Cultural, Scientific and Museum Affairs, EG
SIRILERTWORAKUL, Narong, President, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), TH
* TANAKA, Satoshi, Executive Director, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), JP
TANIGUCHI, Tomihiro, Senior Advisor, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), JP
* UCHIYAMADA, Takeshi, Chairman of the Board, Toyota Motor Corporation, JP
* WALLBERG, Harriet, Director General, Ministry of Health; Professor of Physiology, former-President, Karolinska Institutet, SE
WALPORT, Mark, UK Government Chief Scientific Adviser, Government Office for Science, UK
WAMBUGU, Florence M., Chief Executive Officer, Africa Harvest Biotech Foundation International (AHBFI), KE
WINCE-SMITH, Deborah L., President & Chief Executive Officer, Council on Competitiveness, US
* YAMANAKA, Shinya, Director and Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2012), JP
YEO, Philip, Chairman, Economic Development Innovations Singapore (EDIS); Chairman, SPRING Singapore, SG
YONEKURA, Hiromasa, Counsellor, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., JP
* YOSHIKAWA, Hiroyuki, Special Counselor to the President, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), former President, The University of Tokyo, JP
ZEHNDER, Alexander J.B., President and Founder, Triple Z Ltd.; former President of the ETH Board, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), CH
ZERHOUNI, Elias A., President of Global Research & Development, Sanofi SA; former U.S. Science Envoy, US
ZULKARNAIN, Iskandar, Chairman, Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), ID

[85 Council Members from 28 countries and regions, 23 Board Members, 1 Auditor]