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Council Members

In alphabetical order of countries and of individual names within countries

(* Board Members / ** Auditor)

  ABDUL HAMID, Zakri Science Advisor to the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Malaysian Government, MY
  ALBERTS, Bruce M. Chancellor's Leadership Chair in Biochemistry and Biophysics for Science and Education, University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), US
  ANZAI, Yuichiro Senior Advisor, Director of Center for Science Information Analysis Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 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 MENDOZA, 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. Inaugural Executive Director, 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 Director, National Science Foundation (NSF), US
  CONNELLY, Jr. Thomas M., former Executive Director and CEO, American Chemical Society; former Executive Vice President and Chief Innovation Officer, DuPont, US
  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, PSL University Paris, 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, The Alliance Forum Foundation; Special Adviser, Cabinet Office of Japan, JP
  HASHIMOTO, Kazuhito President, National Institute for Materials Science (NIMS), JP
  HASSAN, Mohamed former Executive Director, 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 Chairman, Euro-CASE; Vice 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
  KAZAO, Yukihiko Director General, Science and Technology in Society forum (STS forum), JP
  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; Member of Parliament and 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), TW
* LIM, Chuan Poh Chairman, Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), SG
  LIU, Peng Managing Director, Sinocity Investment Limited, CN
  MAESINCEE, Suvit Minister, Ministry of Science and Technology (MOST), TH
  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
  MURRAY, Cherry A. Benjamin Peirce Professor of Technology and Public Policy, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Professor of Physics, Harvard University
* NAKANISHI, Hiroaki Chairman, Keidanren (Japan Business Federation); 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
  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, Venki 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 Honorary Chairs Keidanren (Japan Business Federation); Special Advisor, Toray Indusliies, Inc., JP
  SATOMI, Susumu President, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), JP
* SERAGELDIN, Ismail Founding Director Emeritus, 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 and Social Affairs; 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
  YAMAGIWA, Juichi President, Science Council of Japan (SCJ); President, Kyoto University, JP
* YAMANAKA, Shinya Director and Professor, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application, Kyoto University; Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2012), JP
  YONEKURA, Hiromasa Counsellor, Sumitomo Chemical Co., Ltd. , JP
* YOSHIKAWA, Hiroyuki Principal Fellow, 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 Director, National Institutes of Health (NIH), US

86 Council Members from 28 countries and regions, 23 Board Members, 1 Auditor