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
Kiyoto Ido
Career
Studied mathematics at the Tokyo Institute of Technology and business administration at the Saarland University in Germany.
1973-2006 Ministry of Finance of Japan;
2004 Director-General of General of International Bureau
2006-2010 Executive Director of the Bank Japan
2011 Vice Chairman of Institute of 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 Ministrial cretariat , Okinawa Development Bureau, Cabinet Office
2013 Vice Chairman of Institute of International Economic Studies
Members of the Council
  • Shigeru Hayakawa
  • Shoichiro Toyoda
  • Takeshi Uchiyamada
  • Shigeki Terashi
  • Yukitoshi Funo
  • Kenta Kon
  • Makoto Sasagawa

Directors

Representative Director
Keiichi Katakami
Career
Cf. Chairman column
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
Makoto Sasagawa
Career
Joined TMC in 1979.
General Manager of the Sales & Marketing, TMME、
Project General Manager of the Overseas Planning Division、
General Manager of the Sales & Marketing Department, Europe Division、
President of Toyota Motor Vietnam、
General Manager of Europe Division、
Chief Coordinating Executive of TMME Company, TME
General Manager of TMAP-Japan、
General Manager of East Asia & Oceania Division、
Joined IIES in 2014.
Senior Economist / Analyst, Director & Member of Council,
2016 Vice President & General Manager of Administrative Div.
2017 Vice President & General Manager of Research & Planning Div.
2018 President & General Manager of Research & Planning Div.
Directors
  • Shoichiro Toyoda
  • Takeshi Uchiyamada
  • Shigeki Terashi
  • Yukitoshi Funo
Auditor
  • Kenta Kon