About us

Board Members


KOMIYAMA, Hiroshi, Chairman, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum); Chairman of the Institute, Mitsubishi Research Institute, Inc.; former President, The University of Tokyo, JP

Executive Director

FUJIKI, Kanji, Executive Director, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), JP


ANZAI, Yuichiro, Senior Advisor, Director of Center for Science Information Analysis, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), JP
FRIEDMAN, Jerome I., Institute Professor and Professor of Physics Emeritus, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT); Nobel Prize in Physics (1990), US
GRUSS, Peter, President and CEO, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST); former President, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science, DE
HOLLIDAY, Jr., Charles O., Chairman, Royal Dutch Shell plc.; former Chairman of the Board, Bank of America; Chairman Emeritus, Council on Competitiveness; former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, DuPont, US
KLEINER, Matthias, President, Leibniz Association, DE
KUMAR, Ashwani, Senior Advocate Supreme Court; former Union Minister of Law & Justice; former Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), IN
LEE, Yuan Tseh, President Emeritus, Academia Sinica; former President, International Council for Science (ICSU); Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1986), TW
LIM, Chuan Poh, Chairman of the Board, Singapore Food Agency (SFA); former Chairman, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), SG
McKINNELL, Henry A., Chairman, Moody’s Corporation; Chairman Emeritus, Pfizer Inc.; Chairman Emeritus, US Business Roundtable, US
McNUTT, Marcia, President, National Academy of Sciences, US
NAKANISHI, Hiroaki, Chairman, Keidanren (Japan Business Federation); Chairman of the Board, Executive Officer, Hitachi, Ltd., JP
NURSE, Paul, Director and Chief Executive, The Francis Crick Institute; former President, The Royal Society; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2001), UK
SASAKI, Nobuhiko, Chairman and CEO, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), JP
SERAGELDIN, Ismail, Founding Director Emeritus, Library of Alexandria, EG
TSUNAKAWA, Satoshi, Chairman, Toshiba Corporation, JP
UCHIYAMADA, Takeshi, Chairman of the Board, Toyota Motor Corporation, JP
WALLBERG, Harriet, Director General, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs; Professor of Physiology and former President, Karolinska Institutet, SE
YAMANAKA, Shinya, Director and Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA), Kyoto University; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2012), JP
YOSHIKAWA, Hiroyuki, Senior Fellow, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST); former President, The University of Tokyo; former President, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), JP


OKIMURA, Kazuki,

President, Japan Research Community for Science and Technology (JAREC); President Emeritus, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), JP

Getting to STS forum (NPO) Secretariat

By Tokyo Metro (Subway)

From Akasaka-Mitsuke Station on Marunouchi Line /Ginza Line
Take Exit 11 (1 minute on foot)
Take Exit 10 (3 minutes on foot)

From Nagatacho Station on Hanzomon Line/Yurakucho Line/Namboku Line
Take Exit 8 (5 minutes on foot)