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

TSUCHIYA, Sadayuki, Executive Director, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum); former Ambassador of Japan to the Republic of Peru; former Vice Minister, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT), JP


AL-KHOWAITER, Ahmad, Executive Vice President, Technology & Innovation, Saudi Arabian Oil Company, SA
BECKER, Katja, President, German Research Foundation (DFG), DE
FUJII, Teruo, President, The University of Tokyo, JP
GALVEZ MUNOZ, Lina, MEP, ITRE committee Vice-Chair, STOA Panel member, European Parliament, ES
ISHIGURO, Norihiko, Chairman and CEO, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), JP
KABAT, Pavel, Secretary-General, International Human Frontier Science Program Organization (HFSPO), IO
KADRI, Ilham, Executive Committee Chair, World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD); Chief Executive Officer, Syensqo, BE
KLEINER, Matthias, Professor, Technical University of Dortmund; former President, Leibniz Association, DE
KUMAR, Ashwani, Senior Advocate Supreme Court; former Union Minister of Law & Justice; former Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), IN
LIM, Chuan Poh, Chairman of the Board, Singapore Food Agency (SFA); former Chairman, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), SG
LIU, Mark, former Chairman, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company, Ltd. (TSMC), TW
MARKIDES, Karin, President and CEO, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST), JP
McKINNELL, Henry A., Chairman Emeritus, Pfizer Inc.; Chairman Emeritus, US Business Roundtable; former Chairman, Moody’s Corporation, US
McNUTT, Marcia, President, National Academy of Sciences, US
NAGAI, Ryozo, President, Jichi Medical University, JP
NEMER, Mona, Chief Science Advisor, Government of Canada, CA
NIINAMI, Takeshi, Chairman, KEIZAI DOYUKAI (Japan Association of Corporate Executives); Representative Director, President & CEO, Suntory Holdings Limited, JP
NURSE, Paul, Director and Chief Executive, The Francis Crick Institute; former President, The Royal Society; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2001), UK
SERAGELDIN, Ismail, Founding Director Emeritus, Library of Alexandria, EG
TOKURA, Masakazu, Chairman, KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation); Chairman of the Board, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd., JP
WALLBERG, Harriet, Professor and former President, Karolinska Institutet, SE


FUJIMORI, Yoshiaki,

Chairperson of the Board of Directors, Oracle Corporation Japan; Senior Executive Advisor, CVC Japan, JP


Director, Chair of the Board, Dai-ichi Life Holdings, 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)