Board of Councilors

Name Position
* Yoko Aniya Professor Emeritus, University of Ryukyus
Gordon Arbuthnott Dean of Faculty Affairs, OIST
* Akito Arima Chairman, Japan Science Foundation
Chancellor, Musashi Education Institution, Nezu Education Foundation
President, Shizuoka University of Art and Culture
Monte Cassim Special Aide to the Chancellor, The Ritsumeikan Trust
Mary Collins Dean of Research, OIST
Machi Dilworth Vice President for Gender Equality & Human Resource Development, OIST
Yoshiharu Doi CEO, Japan Synchrotron Radiation Research Institute
Kenji Doya Chair of the Faculty Assembly/Council,OIST
Ralph Eichler Former President, ETH Zurich
Ali Ganjehlou Vice-President for Buildings and Facility Management, OIST
Frederick Gilman Dean of the Mellon College of Science, Carnegie Mellon University
Ryo Hirasawa Chief Director, Institute for Future Engineering
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Member, Administrative Council, Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Keith Hodgson Chairperson, Department of Chemistry, Stanford University
Tisato Kajiyama Board Chairman and President, Fukuoka Women's University
Former President, Kyushu University
Nasser Kazeminy Chairman of the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations (NECO)
Ryo Matsumoto Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo
Professor, Organization for the Strategic Coordination of Research and Intellectual Properties, Meiji University
Emi Matsushima General Counsel, OIST
Reiko Ann Miura-Ko Co-founding Partner, Floodgate
Yoshimi Nagahama Mayor, Onna Village
Robert Nakasone Adjunct Project Coordinator of East-West Center
Lee James O’Riordan Exascale Crystallographic Computation Postdoctoral Fellow, Research, Lawrence Berkeley National Labs
Ken Peach Professor Emeritus, the Particle Therapy Cancer Research Institute, Oxford
Katsuhiko Shirai Honorary Advisor of Waseda University
President, The Open University of Japan
Former President, Waseda University
Former Chairman of Okinawa Development Council
* Hiroko Sho Councilor, Okinawa Science and Technology Promotion Center
Director, Okinawa International University
David Swinbanks Managing Director, Nature Publishing Group, Regional Markets & Science & Medical Communications Asia-Pacific | India | Middle East |Iberoamerica | Russia
Managing Director, Macmillan Science & Education Australia & New Zealand
Keiji Takanashi Vice-President for Finanancial Management, OIST
Fuji Takayasu Former Assistant PR Officer of the US Consulate in Okinawa
Nobuaki Tanaka Former Under Secretary General at the UN Headquarters
CEO, GaiaContact
Isho Urasaki Vice Governor, Okinawa Prefectural Government
Albrecht Wagner Chairman Emeritus, Board of Directors, DESY
Eriko Wauke Principal of Kindergarten, Okinawa AMICUS International
Jeffery Wickens Dean of the Graduate School, OIST
Hideo Yamasaki Dean of Faculty of Science, University of the Ryukyus
Philip Yeo Chairman, SPRING Singapore  
Jürgen Zöllner Executive Board, Stiftung Charité 

*4 persons are also governors. As of October 1, 2015.