Directors

Chairperson
(Senior Executive Board Member)

TOKURA Masakazu Chairman, KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)

Secretary General
(Senior Executive Board Member)

ISHIGE Hiroyuki Former Chairman of Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO)

Deputy Chairperson
(Executive Board Member)

MATSUMOTO Masayoshi Chairman, Kansai Economic Federation
TORII Shingo Chairperson, Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry in the Kansai Area/ Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
IKOMA Kyoco Co-Chairperson, Kansai Association of Corporate Executives
TSUKAMOTO Yoshikata Chairman, Kyoto Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  Chairman, Kobe Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  Chairman, Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industry
SAKURADA Kengo Chairman, Japan Association of Corporate Executives
YOSHIMURA Hirofumi Governor of Osaka
MATSUI Ichiro Mayor of Osaka
NISAKA Yoshinobu President, Union of Kansai Governments
KUNIBE Takeshi Chairman, Financial Committee, Japan Association for the 2025 World Exposition
ASAKAWA Chieko Chief Executive Director, Miraikan – The National Museum of Emerging Science and Innovation
IBM Fellow
Oussouby SACKO Kyoto Seika University
Former President
Director, Integrated Research Organization Professor, Faculty of Human Environment Design Program

Executive Board Member

IKENOBO Senko Headmaster Designate, Ikenobo
Vice President, Ikenobo Society of Floral Art
OGAWA Michiko Director in charge of Kansai External Relations and EXPO
Promotion, Director in charge of Technics Brand,
Panasonic Holdings Corporation
Robert CAMPBELL University Professor, Waseda University
KURIHARA Mitsue Vice Chairman, Japan Association of Corporate Executives
Chairman of the Board, Value Management Institute, Inc.
SANO Mayuko Professor, Graduate School of Education, Kyoto University
TAKAHASHI Masayo President, Vision Care Inc.
TAKEUCHI Noriko Vice Chair of the Board of Councillors, KEIDANREN (Japan Business Federation)
President, Congrès Inc.
TERADA Chiyono Chairperson Emeritus, ART MOVING COMPANY Co., Ltd.
NOZAKI Haruko Executive Vice-President, Kyoto University
HASEGAWA Mariko President, The Graduate University for Advanced Studies, SOKENDAI
HIROSE Kyoko Vice-Chair, Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
Chairperson of Business Women’s Club, Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry
President, Hirose Manufacturing Co., Ltd.
FOLEY Junko Managing Directors, Kansai Association of Corporate Executives
President,Daidomon Co., Ltd.
FUKUMOTO Tomomi Advisor,CSR Ambassador, Suntory Holdings Limited
Managing Director
SUNTORY FOUNDATION for ARTS
MITARAI Tamako President, Kesennuma Knitting Co., Ltd.
YOSHINO Tomoko President, Japanese Trade Union Confederation

Deputy Secretary General
(Executive Board Member)

TAKASHINA Jun Former Director General Secretariat of the Headquarters for the World Expo2025,Cabinet Secretariat
TOGAWA Naomasa Former Director-General of the Kinki Regional Development Bureau
TAKEUCHI Hiroyuki Former Vice Governor of Osaka
ICHINOKI Manatsu Former Managing Director of Kansai Economic Federation

Auditor

OHARA Masatoshi Managing Partner, Kikkawa Law Offices
NAKATSUKASA Hiroyuki Certified Public Accountant; President, Nakatsukasa Certified Public Accountants Office
(As of 18 November 2022)