Officers

Members of the Council

Chairman
Keiichi Katakami
Career
1980 Graduated from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law
1980-2020 Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Director, Oceania Division, Europe and Asia Bureau, Private Secretary to the Chief Cabinet Secretary, Cabinet Office, Counselor, Embassy of the United States (Minister, since 2004), Director, Personnel Division, Minister's Secretariat Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Ghana, Sierra Leone, and Liberia Ambassador for Economic and Foreign Affairs; concurrently, Councilor of the Cabinet Office, Director-General of the Economic Affairs Bureau, Concurrently, Chief Negotiator, TPP Headquarters, Cabinet Office Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Permanent Mission of Japan to the European Union, Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs (Economic Affairs) Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Italy, San Marino and Malta
2020 June Chairman, Institute for International Economic Studies
Vice Chairman
Yoshihiro Otsuji
Career
1979 Graduated from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law
1979-2011 Ministry of International Trade and Industry
Director, South Asia-Pacific Division, International Trade Policy Bureau
President, Bangkok Center, JETRO (in charge of Asia reason) Director, Trade and Finance and Economic Cooperation Division, Trade and Economic Cooperation Bureau, Director General of Planning, JETRO, Deputy DG of Industrial Policy Bureau
Deputy DG of Industrial Policy Bureau, DG of Nagoya Industrial Bureau, Deputy DG of Director General, Okinawa Development Bureau, Cabinet Office
2013 Vice Chairman of Institute for International Economic Studies
Vice Chairman
Daikichi Momma
Career
Studied economics at University of Tokyo as well as University of Cambridge UK.
1981-2016 Ministry of Finance Japan;
2007 Deputy Director General of Ministry of Defense
2012 Executive Director for Japan in the International Monetary Fund
2014 President of Policy Research Institute of MOF
2015 Director General of International Bureau of MOF
2016 Executive Advisor Nippon Life Insurance
2021 Vice Chairman of Institute for International Economic Studies
Members of the Council
  • Shigeru Hayakawa
  • Shoichiro Toyoda
  • Takeshi Uchiyamada
  • Kenta Kon
  • Shigeki Terashi
  • Keisuke Fujimoto

Directors

Representative Director & Chairman
Keiichi Katakami
Career
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Representative Director
Shigeru Hayakawa
Career
1977 Graduated from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Economics
1977 Joined Toyota Motor Corporation
2007 Managing Officer
2007 President, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
2012 Senior Managing Officer, TMC
2015 Representative Director, Institute for International Economic Studies
2017 Vice Chairman of the board of Directors, TMC
2018 Representative Director, Institute for International Economic Studies
Representative Director & President
Keisuke Fujimoto
Career

Joined TMC in 1986
Project General Manager of Product Management Division
Project General Manager of China Division
Vice President of Toyota Motor China Investment
General Manager of Research Division

Joined IIES in 2022
2022 President & General Manager of Research & Planning Div. 

Directors
  • Shoichiro Toyoda
  • Takeshi Uchiyamada
  • Shigeki Terashi
Auditor
  • Kenta Kon