Since 2005, Roundtable Japan has welcome some of the most prominent speakers in the world to share and debate on Japan’s political, economic and social situation and its perspectives of future development.

ALL ROUNDTABLE JAPAN SPEAKERS SINCE 2005

Abe, Shinzo – Chief Cabinet Secretary, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, Japan (2006)
Adachi, Seiji – Senior Economist, Deutsche Securities, Japan (2010)
Agawa, Naoyuki – Professor of Policy Management, Graduate School of Media and Governance, Keio University, Japan (2006)
Akazawa, Yohei – President, Systec Akazawa Co., Japan (2008)
Alexander, Lewis – Chief Economist, Citigroup Limited, U.S.A. (2008)
Amari, Akira , Minister for Economic Revitalization and Minister for Economic and Fiscal Policy of Japan (2014)
Aoki, Teruaki – President, Sony University, Sony Corporation, Japan (2012)
Aoshima, Yaichi – Professor, Institute of Innovation Research, Hitotsubashi University, JP (2015)
Aramaki, Koichiro – Executive Adviser, Kirin Holdings Co., Ltd. & Vice Chairman, Japan Association of Corporate Directors, Japan (2010)
Asao, Keiichiro – Member, House of Representatives, Your Party, Japan (2006, 2010, 2012, 2013)
Avril, Philippe – CEO and Representative Director, BNP Paribas Securities (Japan) Limited, Chief Country Officer, BNP Paribas, Tokyo Branch, JP (2015)
Bando, Mariko – Vice President, Showa Women’s University, Japan (2005)
Best, Eric – Founder and President, Best Partners, U.S.A. (2007)
Bremmer, Ian – President, Eurasia Group, U.S.A. (2006)
Calder, Kent – Director, Edwin O. Reischauer Center for East Asian Studies; Director of Japan Studies, Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), US (2006, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2015)
Callon, Scott – Partner & CEO, Ichigo Asset Management Ltd., Japan (2012)
Chino, Mitsuru Claire, Executive Officer and General Manager, Itochu Corporation JP(2014)
Choi, Kenneth Woosuk – Assistant Editor, Business News Desk, The Chosun Daily Newspaper, KR (2013, 2015)
Chung, Ok-Nim – Professor, Division of International Studies, Sunmoon University, Republic of Korea (2007)
Curtis, Gerald – Burgess Professor of Political Science, Columbia University, U.S.A. (2005)
Delgorge, Duco B. – Founder &President, MIE PROJECT Co., Ltd.; Chairman, European Business Council in Japan (EBC), JP (2013)
Depus, Laurent – President & Representative Director, Natixis Japan Securities Co., Ltd., JP (2015)
Desvaux, Georges – Managing Partner, McKinsey &Company, Japan(2011, 2012, 2015)
DeWit, Andrew – Professor, College of Economics and Economics graduate course, Rikkyo University and an Asia-Pacific Journal Coordinator, JP (2011)
Doi, Kanae, Japan Director, Human Rights Watch (2014)
Doi, Takero – Associate Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Japan (2008)
Duan, Yuezhong – Chief Editor of the Duan Press, Journalist, JP (2012)
Dujarric, Robert – Director, Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University Japan Campus, JP (2014)
Emmott, Bill – Independent Writer and Consultant, GB. (2008)
Endo, Shigeru – CEO, Hutchison Whampoa Japan Ltd., Japan (2012, 2014)
Enkyo, Soichi – Professor, College of International Relations, Nihon University, Japan (2011)
Fan, Gang – Chairman, China Reform Foundation; Director, National Economic Research Institute, People’s Republic of China (2006)
Feldman, Robert A. – Chief Economist, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley MUFG Securities Co., Ltd., JP (2005, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Fink, Naomi , CEO & Founder, Europacifica Consulting, US (2014)
Fujii, Hirohisa – Former Minister of Finance, Member, House of Representatives,Chairman, Research Commission on the Tax System, DPJ, JP (2011)
Fujimori, Yoshiaki – President &CEO, LIXIL Group Corporation, JP (2013)
Fujimoto, Takahiro – Professor, University of Tokyo, JP (2005)
Fujita, Tsutomu – Japanese Equity Strategist, Research Managing Director, Nikko Citigroup Limited, JP (2006, 2007)
Fujiwara, Kiichi, Director, Security Studies, Policy Alternatives Research Center and Professor of International Politics, University of Tokyo, JP (2014)
Fukao, Mitsuhiro – President, Japan Center for Economic Research, JP (2006, 2010)
Fukuhara, Makoto – Partner &Executive Vice President, Ichigo Asset Management Ltd., JP (2011, 2012)
Furukawa, Motohisa – Member, House of Representatives, DPJ; Former Minister for National Policy, Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy, Minister of State for Science and Technology Policy, Minister for Space Policy, JP (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
Georgi, Richard E. – Managing Partner, Grove International Partners LLP, JP (2008)
Glosserman, Brad, Executive Director, Pacific Forum CSIS (2014)
Goswami, Omkar – President, The Corporate and Economic Research Group (C.E.R.G.), IN (2007)
Govaers, Kenji – Partner, Bain & Company Japan Ltd., JP (2011, 2014, 2015)
Gyohten, Toyoo – President, Institute for International Monetary Affairs, JP (2009)
Harada, Ryosuke – Senior Editor, Editorial Bureau, Nikkei Inc., Japan (2009)
Hatta, Tatsuo – Visiting Fellow, Gakushuin University, Japan (2011)
Hayashi, Yasuo – Chairman, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) (2007, 2010)
Hayashi, Yoshimasa – Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries; Member, House of Councillors, LDP, Japan (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Henrard, Luc – Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, Fortis, Hong Kong (2008)
Hiranuma, Hikaru – Research Fellow, Project Manager, The Tokyo Foundation, Japan (2013)
Hirata, Ikuo – Deputy Chief Editorial Writer, Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc., Japan (2005, 2006)
Hirono, Mitsutoshi – Corporate Vice President, Head of Innovative Business Unit, Global Marketing, Fujitsu Ltd., JP (2014)
Horioka, Charles Yuji – Professor, Institute of Social and Economic Research, Osaka University, Japan (2010)
Idei, Nobuyuki – Chief Executive Officer, Quantum Leaps Corporation, Japan (2006, 2007, 2008)
Iio, Jun – Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan (2009, 2010)
Ikeo, Kazuhito, Professor of Economics, Keio University (2014)
Ikeuchi, Shintaro – Editor, Political News Department, Nikkei Inc., Japan (2012)
Ina, Hisayoshi – Editorial Writer, Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc., Japan (2005)
Inaba, Nobuo – Director &CIO, Ricoh Co., Ltd. and President, Ricoh Institute of Sustainability and Business, Japan (2013)
Inokuchi, Takeo, Senior Advisor to CEO, Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co., Ltd. and Officer, Japan Association of Corporate Directors (2014)
Inoue, Makoto – Director Representative Executive Officer, President &COO, ORIX Corporation, JP (2011)
Iokibe, Makoto – Chancellor, Prefectural University of Kumamoto, JP (2015)
Ishida, Tateaki – President & CEO, Tokai Tokyo Financial Holdings, Inc., JP (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Ishihara, Naoko – Editor in Chief Works magazine, Recruit Works Institute, JP (2015)
Ishikawa, Ichiro – Senior Managing Editor, Nikkei Inc., Japan (2008)
Itoh, Motoshige – Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo, JP (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)
Iwata, Kazumasa – President, Japan Center for Economic Research, JP (2005, 2006, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Jawhar Hassan, Mohamed – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Strategic and International Studies, MY (2005, 2006)
Jetter, Martin – General Manager, IBM Japan Ltd., Japan (2013, 2014)
Kamei, Zentaro – Member, House of Representatives, Japan (2008, 2009)
Kamikura, Takayuki – Chairman &CEO, Imagineer Co. Ltd. Japan &Board Member, Board of Trustees, Matsushita Institute of Government and Management (2011, 2012, 2014)
Katayama, Satsuki – Parliamentary Secretary for Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan (2006)
Kato, Koichi – Member, House of Representatives, Japan (2005)
Kato, Yuji – President, The Confederation of Japan Automobile Workers’ Union, Japan (2007)
Kato, Yuriko, President, M2 Labo Co., Ltd. (2014)
Kawabuchi, Koichi – Professor, Health Care Economics, Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Japan (2010)
Kawahara, Shigeharu – Executive Advisor, KPMG Japan/KPMG FAS, JP (2015)
Kawai, Masahiro – Professor, Institute of Social Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan (2005, 2011)
Kawamoto, Yuko – Professor, Graduate School of Finance, Accounting and Law, Waseda University, JP (2009, 2014, 2015)
Kawamura, Takashi, Director, Hitachi Ltd. (2014)
Kerr, Alex – Chairman and Founding Director, Iori Co., Japan (2007)
Kihara, Seiji – Parliamentary Vice-Minister for Foreign Affairs, Member, House of Representatives, LDP, JP (2014)
Kim, Hae Kyung – Assistant Professor, School of Law, Meiji University, JP (2013)
Kimura, Hiromichi – Chairman, Medical Industry Innovation Institute and Professor, Pharmaco-Business Innovation, Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Tokyo (2014)
Kindred, Jonathan B. – President & CEO, Morgan Stanley Japan Holdings Co., Ltd. (2014)
Kitagawa, Takuya – Executive Officer, Rakuten, Inc. (2014)
Kitaoka, Shinichi – Professor, The Graduate Schools for Law and Politics, University of Tokyo, Japan (2007)
Kiuchi, Hirokazu – President, Wagoen (2014)
Kiuchi, Takahide – Financial & Economic Research Center Chief Economist, Nomura Securities, Japan (2009)
Kiuchi, Takatane – Member, House of Representatives, DPJ, JP (2011)
Koike, Yuriko – Member, House of Representatives, LDP; Chairman, Public Relations Headquarters of the LDP, JP (2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013)
Kojima, Akira – Chairman, World Trade Center Tokyo, Inc., JP (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2015)
Kokubun, Ryosei – Professor, Keio University, Japan (2005)
Koll, Jesper – Managing Director and Head of Japanese Equity Research, JP Morgan Securities Japan (2010, 2011)
Komiyama, Hiroshi – Chairman of Institute, Mitsubishi Research Institute Inc., Japan (2009)
Kondo, Masaakira James – Visiting Professor, International Business Strategy, Hitotsubashi University, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy (ICS), Japan (2011)
Kondo, Yosuke – Member, House of Representatives, DPJ, Japan (2011)
Kono, Ryutaro, Chief Economist, BNP Paribas Securities (Japan) (2014)
Kono, Taro – Member, House of Representatives, JP (2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2015)
Kotani, Maoko – Anchor of Broadcast Satellite (BS) Japan “Nikkei plus 10”; Anchor, News Division, TV Tokyo Corporation, Japan (2013, 2014)
Koyanagi, Takehiko – Senior Staff Writer, Business News Department, Editorial Bureau, Nikkei Inc., Japan (2009)
Kudo, Yasushi – Founder and President, The Genron NPO, JP (2015)
Kuga, Naoko – Market Research Analyst, Social Improvement &Life Design Research Group, NLI Research Institute, Inc., JP (2013)
Kumagai, Mitsumaru – Senior Managing Director ; Senior Economist, Economic Research Department, Daiwa Institute of Research Ltd., Japan (2009, 2013, 2014)
Kuroda, Yukiko, Managing Director, Founder, People Focus Consulting (2014)
Kurokawa, Kiyoshi – Adjunct Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies; Chairman, Health and Global Policy Institute; Chair of the Board, Global Health Innovative Technology Fund (GHIT), JP (2006, 2009, 2015)
Kutsuzawa, Kentaro – Advisor, Alpine Electronics Inc., Japan (2012)
Kuwabara, Tasuku – Principal, McKinsey &Company Inc., Japan (2013)
Kwan, C.H. – Senior Fellow, Nomura Institute of Capital Market Research, Japan (2005)
Lake, Charles D. II – Chairman &Representative, Aflac, Japan (2013)
Leuret, Norbert – Representative Director and CEO, Zara Japan, JP (2011)
Lienhart, Francois-Xavier – President-Representative Director, MAG-ISOVER K.K. and Group Deputy General Delegate, Saint Gobain, Japan (2013)
Liu, Jiangyong – Professor, International Relations, Institute for International Studies, Tsinghua University, People’s Republic of China (2008, 2009)
Mabuchi, Sumio – Member, House of Representatives, DPJ, JP (2012)
Machimura, Nobutaka – Chief Cabinet Secretary, Cabinet Office, Government of Japan, Japan (2006, 2008)
Madsen, Robert – Senior Fellow, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Center for International Studies, U.S.A. (2008)
Maeda, Tadashi – Special Advisor to the Cabinet &Head of Corporate Planning Department, Japan Bank for International Cooperation, Japan (2011)
Maehara, Seiji – Member, House of Representatives, DPJ; Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, JP (2008, 2012, 2013)
Magosaki, Ukeru – Dean, School of Humanities and Social Studies, National Defense Academy of Japan, Japan (2007)
Mahbubani, Kishore – Dean, Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy, Singapore (2005, 2006)
Makihara, Hideki, Parliamentary Vice-Minister of the Environment and Member, House of Representatives (LDP) (2014)
Matsubara, Jin – Member, House of Representatives, DPJ, Japan (2010)
Matsuda, Yusuke – Founder and CEO, Teach For Japan, JP (2014)
Matsui, Kathy – Managing Director and Chief Japan Strategist, Co-Director of Pan Asian Investment Research, Goldman Sachs Japan (2009)
Matsumoto, Oki – Chairman & CEO, Monex Group Inc., JP (2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015)
Matsumoto, Shigeru, Managing Director, Japan Association of Corporate Directors (2015)
Matsuno, Yorihisa – Former Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary, Member, House of Representatives, DPJ, Japan (2011)
Matsuo, Hirofumi – Senior Editorial Writer, Nikkei Inc., Japan (2012)
Matsushima, Midori – State Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry, Member, House of Representatives (2014)
Matsuyama, Kanoko – Health & Science Reporter, Bloomberg News, JP (2015)
Matsuzaki, Masatoshi – Chairman of the Board of Directors, Konica Minolta, Inc., JP (2015)
McCaughan, David – EVP, Regional Strategic Planning Director, McCann World Group Asia Pacific, JP (2011)
Miyagawa, Makio – Director, Japan Institute for International Affairs, Japan (2005)
Miyake, Shingo – Member, House of Councillors, JP (2015)
Miyamoto, Satoshi – President, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) (2014)
Miyauchi, Yoshihiko – Chairman, Japan Association of Corporate Directors; Senior Chairman, ORIX Corporation, JP (2015)
Mogi, Yuzaburo – Chairman and CEO, Kikkoman Corporation, Japan (2010)
Montague, Jolyon – Head of Research Product, Research, Calyon Capital Market Asia MV, CLSA Japanese Equities Div., Japan (2007)
Mori, Kazuo – Deputy Editorial Writer, Nihon Keizai Shimbun Inc., Japan (2006)
Mori, Minoru – President and Chief Executive Officer, Mori Building Co., Ltd., Japan (2008)
Morinobu, Shigeki – Professor, Chuo Law School & President, Japan Tax Institute & Senior Fellow of Tokyo Foundation, Japan (2009, 2010)
Murai, Hideki – Member, House of Representatives (2014)
Mutou, Takaya – Member, House of Representatives, JP (2015)
Myerson, Toby S. – Partner, Corporate Department, New York Office, Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP, U.S.A. (2006)
Nagahama, Toshihiro – Chief Economist, Economic Research Dept., Dai-ichi Life Research Institute Inc., Japan (2013)
Nagata, Tetsuro – President & CEO, Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation, Japan (2009)
Nakabayashi, Mieko – Member, House of Representatives, DPJ, JP (2011)
Nakagawa, Shoichi – Member, House of Representatives, Chairman, Policy Research Council, LDP, Japan (2007)
Nakahara, Hideto – Executive Vice President, Global Strategy & Business Development, Mitsubishi Corporation, Japan (2010)
Nakagami, Yasunori – Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Misaki Capital Inc., JP (2015)
Nakajima, Atsushi – Chairman, Research Institute of Economy, Trade and Industry (RIETI), JP (2012)
Nakamachi, Akihito – Partner Anderson, Mori &Tomotsune, Japan (2011)
Nakamura, Noriko – CEO, Poppins Corporation, Japan (2013)
Nemoto, Naoko – Research Fellow, Managing Director, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Japan K.K., JP (2015)
Nemoto, Takumi – Economic Advisor to the Prime Minister, Prime Minister’s Office, Japan (2007)
Niinami, Takeshi – President &CEO, LAWSON INC., Japan (2007)
Ninan, T.N. – Editor and Publisher, Business Standard, India (2006)
Nishimuro, Taizo – Chairman &CEO, Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc., Japan (2006)
Nishizawa, Kazuhiko – Senior Economist, Japan Research Institute, Japan (2009)
Noda, Yoshihiko – Former Prime Minister of Japan, Member, House of Representatives (2014)
Nogami, Yoshiji – President, the Japan Institute of International Affairs; Executive Advisor, Mizuho Corporate Bank Limited, Japan (2009, 2010, 2012)
Nomura, Hiroko – Journalist; Professor, Shukutoku University, JP (2015)
Obata, Seki – Associate Professor, Keio Business School, Graduate School of Business Administration, Keio University, Japan (2012)
Obayashi, Tsukasa – Editorial Writer, Nikkei Inc., Japan (2007, 2008, 2009)
Ochiai, Seiichi – Professor, Chuo Law School, Professor Emeritus, the University of Tokyo & Member, Japan Association of Corporate Directors, Japan (2010)
Okubo, Tsutomu – Member, House of Councillors; Lead Director, Committee on Financial Affairs, JP (2015)
Omi, Koji – Former Minister of Finance, Member, House of Representatives, Japan (2008)
Oshima, Shotaro – Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy, The University of Tokyo, Japan (2013)
Ota, Hiroko – Professor of Economics, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies; Deputy Chairperson, Council of Regulatory Reform, JP (2007, 2013)
Ota, Yasuhiko, Editorial Writer, Nikkei Inc. (2014)
Otsuka, Taku, Member, House of Representatives (2014)
Ozawa, Sakihito – Minister of the Environment, Member, House of Representatives, DPJ, Japan (2010)
Park, Cheol Hee – Associate Professor, Institute for Japanese Studies, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea (2006, 2008)
Patrick, Hugh – Director, Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia University, U.S.A. (2005)
Pedersen, Tom – Senior Partner and Managing Director, Leadership and Talent Consulting, Korn Ferry, US (2008)
Pesek, William – Asia-Pacific Columnist, Bloomberg News, Japan (2009, 2015)
Peterson, Douglas. L – Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Citibank Japan, Japan (2007)
Porté, Thierry – Managing Director, J.C. Flowers & Co. LLC, US (2005, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Prestowitz, Clyde V. – Founder and President, Economic Strategy Institute, U.S.A. (2006, 2012, 2013)
Rheinwald, Stefan – Analyst, CLSA-Japan, Japan (2007)
Riès, Philippe – Brussels Bureau Chief, Agence France Press, Belgium (2006)
Roach, Stephen – Non-Executive Chairman, Morgan Stanley Asia, Senior Research Fellow at the Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale University, HK (2011)
Saijo, Kunio – Senior Writer &Editorial Writer, Nikkei Inc., Japan (2007, 2013)
Saito, Atsushi – President &CEO, Tokyo Stock Exchange Group, Inc., Japan (2008, 2009, 2010)
Saito, William H. – President, InTecur K.K. and Special Advisor to the Cabinet Office for the Government of Japan; Founder &CEO, Intecur K.K., Japan (2011, 2013, 2014)
Sakaguchi, Chikara – Member, House of Representatives, Vice Representative,New Komeito, Japan (2011)
Sakaiya, Taichi – Writer and Economist, Japan (2008)
Sakamoto, Eiji – Senior and Editorial Writer, Political News Department, Nikkei Inc., Japan (2010)
Sakamoto, Setsuo – Executive Manager, Hakuhodo Institute of Elder Knowledge Development and New Adult Culture, JP (2013)
Sakanaka, Hidenori – Director, Japan Immigration Policy Institute, Japan (2011)
Sakurai, Yoshiko – Journalist, Japan (2008)
Sano, Junichiro – Executive Director & Japan representative, Dalton Investments LLC, JP (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015)
Sawa, Akihiro – Research Director, International Environment and Economy Institute (NPO) Japan (2011)
Sawaguchi, Minoru – Partner, Mori Hamada & Matsumoto and Officer, Japan Association of Corporate Directors (2014)
Scalise, Paul J. – JSPS Research Fellow Institute of Social Science, University of Tokyo, Non-resident Fellow at the Institute of Contemporary Asian Studies, Temple University, Japan Campus, JP (2012)
Seike, Atsushi – President, Keio University, JP (2015)
Seimei, Yuko – Executive Director, General Manager of Strategic Planning Office, Monex Group, Inc. (2014)
Sekiguchi, Waichi – Senior Staff Writer, Nikkei Inc., JP (2015)
Sekiyama, Takashi – Associate Professor, Organisation for International Collaboration,Meiji University, Japan (2012)
Semmoto, Sachio – Founder Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, EMOBILE Ltd., Japan (2006, 2009)
Serikawa, Yoichi – Chief Editorial Writer, Nikkei Inc., Japan (2011)
Sheard, Paul – Executive Managing Director, Chief Global Economist and Head of Global Economics and Research, Standard & Poor’s Rating Services, US (2005, 2007, 2013)
Shibata, Tomoatsu – Professor, Innovation Management, Graduate School of Economics and Management, Tohoku University, Japan (2013)
Shibayama, Masahiko – House of Representatives Standing Cabinet Chairman, Member, House of Representatives (LDP), Japan (2011, 2014)
Shibusawa, Ken – Founder and Chairman, Commons Asset Management Inc.; Chief Executive Officer, Shibusawa and Company, Inc., Japan (2008, 2009, 2011, 2014)
Shiga, Toshiyuki – Representative Director, Vice Chairman, Nissan Motor Co., Ltd.; Vice Chairman, Japan Association of Corporate Executives (Keizai Doyukai), JP (2015)
Shimada, Haruo – President, Chiba University of Commerce, JP (2005, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
Shimizu, Hiroshi – Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University, Japan (2009)
Shimizu, Tokihiko, Director-General, Research Department, Government Pension Investment Fund of Japan (2014)
Shimizu, Yoshikazu – Editor at Large, Tokyo Shimbun & Chunichi Shimbun, Japan (2005)
Shimomura, Mitsuko – Journalist, Special Advisor, Center for Health care and Public Concern, Japan (2009)
Shiokawa, Masajuro – Former Minister of Finance & Chancellor, Toyo University, Japan (2009)
Shiozaki, Yasuhisa – Member, House of Representatives (LDP); Chief Cabinet Secretary, Prime Minister’s Office, Japan (2006, 2007, 2014)
Shiozawa, Shuhei – Dean and Professor, Faculty of Economics, Keio University, Japan (2007)
Shirahase, Sawako – Professor of Sociology, University of Tokyo, JP (2015)
Shiraishi, Takashi – Professor and Vice President, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, Japan (2005, 2006, 2007)
Shirakawa, Hiromichi – Managing Director, Head of Economic Research Department and Chief Economist for Japan, Crédit Suisse Securities, Japan (2010)
Siedell, Robert – Regional President, Japan and Australia/New Zealand, American Express International, Inc. (2014)
Sinha, Sanjeev – President, Sun and Sands Advisors Co., Ltd., Japan (2010)
Smadja, Claude – President, Smadja & Smadja, CH (2005-2015)
Soeya, Yoshihide – Director, Institute of East Asian Studies, Professor, Faculty of Law, Keio University, Japan (2013)
Sou, Bun Shu – Chairman, Softbrain Co. Ltd., Japan (2006)
Suga, Yoshihide – Chief Cabinet Secretary &Minister in charge of Strengthening National Security, Japan (2013)
Sugeno, Mikio – Economic News Editor, Nikkei Inc. (2014)
Sugihara, Yoshitaka – Corporate &Government Affairs Manager, Intel K.K., Japan (2013)
Suzuki, Keisuke – Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism and the Parliamentary Vice-Minister of Cabinet Office, Member, House of Representatives, JP (2015)
Suzuki, Reiko – Senior Economist, Japan Center for Economic Research, Japan (2005)
Takahara, Akio – Professor, Graduate School of Law and Politics, the University of Tokyo, Japan (2009)
Takahashi, Atsushi – Senior Advisor, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited, JP (2015)
Takahashi, Masami – President, Uber Japan Co., Ltd., JP (2015)
Takahashi, Susumu – Chairman, The Japan Research Institute, Limited; Member of the Council on Economic & Fiscal Policy, JP (2013)
Takaoka, Kohzoh – Representative Director, President &CEO, Nestlé Japan Ltd., Japan (2013)
Takemori, Shunpei – Professor of Economics, Keio University, Japan (2009)
Takenaka, Harukata – Professor, National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies, JP (2015)
Takenaka, Heizo – Professor and Director, Global Security Research Institute, Keio University, Japan (2005, 2007)
Takita, Yoichi – Senior Staff Writer, Editorial Bureau, Nikkei Inc., JP (2007, 2014, 2015)
Tamamoto, Masaru – Senior Fellow, World Policy Institute, U.S.A. (2009)
Tamiaki, Fumiya – President, Molten Corporation, Japan (2008)
Tanaka, Akihiko – Professor of International Politics, Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo, Japan (2006)
Tanaka, Hitoshi – Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange, Japan (2006)
Tanaka, Nobuo – Global Associates for Energy Security & Sustainability, The Institute of Energy Economics, Japan (2012, 2013, 2014)
Tanaka, Takuji – Professor, Graduate School of International, Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University, Japan (2006)
Taniguchi, Naoko – Associate Professor, Department of Value and Decision Science, Graduate School of Decision Science and Technology, Tokyo Institute of Technology, JP (2015)
Tarutoko, Shinji – Member, House of Representatives (DPJ),Acting Secretary-General, Japan (2011)
Toyama, Kazuhiko – Chief Executive Officer and Representative Director, Industrial Growth Platform Inc., Japan (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014)
Tsukamoto, Hiroshi – President, Japan External Trade Organization, Japan (2006, 2007)
Tsunezawa, Kahoko – CEO, Trenders Inc., Japan (2013)
Tsunoda, Hideo – President, Shin Nippon Yakugyo Co., Ltd. (2014)
Uchida, Akira – Senior Vice President, Member of the Board, Toray Industries Inc., JP (2015)
Uranishi, Tomoyoshi – Managing Director, Tokyo Stock Exchange Group Inc., Japan (2011, 2012, 2013)
Vigneron, Cyrille – President and Representative Director, LVMH Moët Hennessy-Louis Vuitton Japan K.K. (2014)
Vogel, Steven K. – Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, U.S.A. (2006)
Waki, Yuzo – Columnist, Nikkei Inc., JP (2013)
Wang, Dong – Director of the Center for Northeast Asian Studies & Associate Professor of the School of International Studies, Peking University, CN (2013)
Wang, Huiyao – Founder and President, Center for China and Globalization, CN (2015)
Wang, Jisi – Dean, The School of International Studies, Beijing University, People’s Republic of China (2006, 2007)
Watanabe, Miki – Founder &Chairman, Watami Co. Ltd., Japan (2011)
Watanabe, Yoshimi – Minister, Financial Services Agency, Japan (2008)
Wieczorek, Iris – President, IRIS Science Management Inc.; Japan Representative, Leibniz Association; Senior Researcher, German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA), JP (2015)
Witt, Michael – Professor, Asian Business and Comparative Management, INSEAD, Singapore (2008)
Wood, Christopher – Managing Director Equity Strategist, CLSA Ltd., Hong Kong (2006)
Yamada, Kouji – Founder & Portfolio Manager, Analog Investment Edge LLC, JP (2015)
Yamaki, Hiroyuki – CEO & Editor, Record China Ltd., JP (2015)
Yamamoto, Ichita, Minister for Science and Technology Policy, Minister for Okinawa and Northern Territories Affairs, Minister for Space Policy, Minister in charge of Information Technology Policy, Minister in charge of Ocean Policy and Territorial Integrity (2014)
Yamamoto, Kozo – Member, House of Representatives, JP (2015)
Yamashita, Kazuhito – Research Director, The Canon Institute for Global Studies, JP (2010, 2013, 2014)
Yang, Xiyu – Senior Fellow, China Institute of International Studies, CN (2015)
Yashiro, Naohiro – Visiting Professor of Economics, International Christian University; Visiting Professor, Showa Women’s University, JP (2006, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2015)
Yokoo, Hidehiro – President, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan (2013)
Yosano, Kaoru – Minister of State for Economic and Fiscal Policy, Minister of State for Financial Services, Japan (2006)
Yoshida, Tsunehiko – Member of House of Representatives, DPJ, Japan (2010)
Yoshihara, Kazuhito – CEO, UBP Investments Co., Ltd., JP (2015)
Yoshikawa, Hiroshi – Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Tokyo; Member, Council for Economic and Fiscal Policies of the Government of Japan, Japan (2006)
Yoshimi, Shunya – Professor, Graduate School of Interfaculty Initiative in Information Studies, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, the University of Tokyo, JP (2009) Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University, CN (2014)
Zhao, Kejin – Associate Professor, Department of International Relations, Tsinghua University (2014)
Zhu, Jianrong – Professor, Faculty of Humanities, Toyo Gakuen University, JP (2012)
Zielenziger, Michael – Professor, Institute of International Studies, University of California Berkeley, US (2007)