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Council Members

In alphabetical order of countries and of individual names within countries

(* Board Members / ** Auditor)

 

  ABDUL HAMID, Zakri, former Joint Chairman, Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology, MY
  ADACHI, Toshio, Advisor to the Chairman, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), JP
  ALBERTS, Bruce M., Chancellor's Leadership Chair in Biochemistry and Biophysics for Science and Education, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); former President, National Academy of Sciences, US
ANZAI, Yuichiro, Senior Advisor and Director of Center for Science Information Analysis, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), JP
  ARIMA, Akito, Chancellor, Musashi Academy of the Nezu Foundation; former Minister of Education, Science, Sports and Culture; former President, The University of Tokyo, JP
  BLANCO MENDOZA, Herminio, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Soluciones Estratégicas; President (Chairman), IQOM Inteligencia Comercial, MX
  CHUBACHI, Ryoji, President, The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), JP
  CHUBAYS, Anatoly B., Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, RUSNANO Management Company LLC, RU
  CHUCHOTTAWORN, Pailin, Deputy Minister of Transport, TH
  COLOMBANI, Pascal, Honorary Chairman and Corporate Director, VALEO SA; Vice-chair of the French Strategic Council for Research, FR
  COLWELL, Rita R., Distinguished University Professor, Center for Bioinformatics and Computational Biology, University of Maryland; Professor, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health; former Director, National Science Foundation (NSF), US
  CORVOL, Pierre, President, French Academy of Sciences, FR
  DIJKGRAAF, Robbert, Director and Leon Levy Professor, Institute for Advanced Study (IAS), US
  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, Université PSL (Paris Sciences & Lettres), FR
* FUJIKI, Kanji, Executive Director, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), JP
  GARMENDIA MENDIZÁBAL, Cristina, President, COTEC, ES
  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); former President, Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science, DE
  GUTFREUND, Hanoch, Executive Committee Chairperson, Israel Science Foundation; Professor Emeritus, Physics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, IL
  HACKER, Jörg, President, The German National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, DE
  HAMAGUCHI, Michinari, President, Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), JP
  HANDOKO, Laksana Tri, Chairman, Indonesian Institute of Sciences(LIPI), ID
  HARA, George, Chairman, The Alliance Forum Foundation; Special Adviser, Cabinet Office of Japan, JP
  HASHIMOTO, Kazuhito, President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), JP
  HASSAN, Mohamed Hag Ali, President, Sudanese National Academy of Sciences (SNAS), SD
* 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
  HOLT, Jr., Rush D., former Chief Executive Officer, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS); former Member, U.S. House of Representatives, US
  HÜTTL, Reinhard F., Chairman, Euro-CASE; Vice President, acatech (German Academy of Science and Engineering), DE
  JACKSON, Keoki, Chief Technology Officer, Corporate Engineering, Technology and Operations, Lockheed Martin Corporation, US
  JOHNSON, Ray O., Executive in Residence, Bessemer Venture Partners; former Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Lockheed Martin Corporation, US
  KAZAO, Yukihiko, Director General, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), JP
  KIRLOSKAR, Vikram S., Vice Chairman, Toyota Kirloskar Motor Private Limited (TKM); President, Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), IN
* KLEINER, Matthias, President, Leibniz Association, DE
  KOANANTAKOOL, Thaweesak, Advisor and 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; former Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha), IN
  KUROKAWA, Kiyoshi, Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute; Professor Emeritus, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), JP
* LEE, Yuan Tseh, President Emeritus, Academia Sinica; former President, International Council for Science (ICSU); Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1986), TW
* LIM, Chuan Poh, former Chairman, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR); Chairman of the Board, Singapore Food Agency, SG
  LIU, Peng, Managing Director, Sinocity Investment Limited, CN
  MAESINCEE, Suvit, Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), TH
  MATSUMOTO, Hiroshi, President, RIKEN; former President, Kyoto University, JP
  MAZUR, Eric, Balkanski Professor of Physics and Applied Physics and Dean of Applied Physics, Harvard University; Past President, The Optical Society, US
* McKINNELL, Henry A., Chairman, Moody’s Corporation; former Chairman and CEO, Pfizar; Chairman Emeritus, US Business Roundtable, US
* McNUTT, Marcia, President, National Academy of Sciences, US
* MUROMACHI, Masashi, Executive Adviser, Toshiba Corporation, JP
  MURRAY, Cherry A., Director of Biosphere2 Institute and Professor of Physics, University of Arizona; Benjamin Peirce Professor of Technology and Public Policy and Professor of Physics, Emerita, Harvard University, US
* NAKANISHI, Hiroaki, Chairman, Keidanren (Japan Business Federation); Chairman of the Board, 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 Physiology or Medicine (2001), UK
** OKIMURA, Kazuki Director, Japan Foundation of Public Communication on Science and Technology (PCOST); Principal Fellow, China Research and Communication Center (CRCC), Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST), JP
* OMI, Koji, Founder and Chairman, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum); former Minister of Finance, JP
* RAMAKRISHNAN, Venki, President, The Royal Society; Nobel Prize in Chemistry (2009), UK
  RIETSCHEL, Ernst Th., European Affairs Representative, acatech (German Academy of Science and Engineering), DE
  RIZA, M.Sc, Hammam, Chairman, Agency for the Assessment and Application of Technology (BPPT), ID
  ROBERTS, Richard J., Chief Scientific Officer, New England Biolabs; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (1993), UK
  RUBBIA, Carlo, former Director General, CERN; Professor, Gran Sasso Science Institute (GSSI); Nobel Prize in Physics (1984), IT
  RUBINSTEIN, Ellis, President and Chief Executive Officer, The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), US
* SASAKI, Nobuhiko, Chairman, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), JP
  SATOMI, Susumu, President, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), JP
* SERAGELDIN, Ismail, Founding Director Emeritus, Library of Alexandria, EG
  SIRILERTWORAKUL, Narong, President, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), TH
THOMPSON, Herbert Hugh, Chief Technology Officer, Symantec Corporation, US
* 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
  WALPORT, Mark, Chief Executive, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), UK
  WINCE-SMITH, Deborah L., President & Chief Executive Officer, Council on Competitiveness, US
  YAMAGIWA, Juichi, President, Kyoto University; President, Science Council of Japan (SCJ), JP
* YAMANAKA, Shinya, Director and Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2012), JP
* YOSHIKAWA, Hiroyuki, 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
  ZEHNDER, Alexander J.B., President and Founder, Triple Z Ltd.; Member, Board of Trustees, Nanyang Technology University; former President of the ETH Board, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH), CH
  ZERHOUNI, Elias A., former President of Global Research & Development, Sanofi SA; former Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH), US

75 Council Members from 22 countries and regions, 23 Board Members, 1 Auditor