Life Science Innovation Network Japan, Inc. (LINK-J)The Management Advisory Committee comprises experts from industry and academia who diligently employ their expertise and broad insight to support LINK-J's activities.The Committee also provides strategic advice to the Board of Directors.
Directors and Auditors
|Chairman of the Board||Hideyuki Okano, M.D., Ph.D.||Dean, Keio University Graduate School of Medicine Professor, Department of Physiology|
|Vice Chairman of the Board||Yoshiki Sawa, M.D., Ph.D.||Professor, Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Osaka University Graduate School of Medicine|
|Director||Takashi Ueda||Executive Managing Officer, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.|
|Director||Akihiko Soyama||President and Chief Executive Officer of LINK-J|
|Auditor||Yutaro Kikuchi||Attorney at law, Kikuchi Sogo Law Office|
|Auditor||Shigeru Sugimoto||Managing partner, Sakura Horwath & Co.|
Management Advisory Committee Members
The Management Advisory Committee comprises experts from industry and academia who diligently employ their expertise and broad insight to support LINK-J's activities. The Committee also provides strategic advice to the Board of Directors.
|Special Advisor||Yoichiro Matsumoto||President, Tokyo University of Science, Dr. Eng.|
|Special Advisor||Shinya Yamanaka||Director, Center for iPS Cell Research and Application (CiRA) Kyoto University, M.D., Ph.D., Professor|
|Special Advisor||Peter F. Cowhey||Dean, School of Global Policy & Strategy, University of California, San Diego|
|Advisor||Shinji Asonuma||Executive Vice-President for Industry-Government-Academia Collaboration, Kyoto University|
|Advisor||Hironori Kasahara, Ph.D.||Senior Executive Vice President for Research and IT Promotion, Waseda University|
|Advisor||Hidetoshi Kotera||Executive Director, RIKEN|
|Advisor||Isao Teshirogi, Ph.D.||President, The Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers' Associations of JAPAN (FPMAJ)
President and CEO of Shionogi & Co., Ltd.
|Advisor||Yuzo Toda||Chairman, Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM)|
|Advisor||George Nakayama||President, Japan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (JPMA)
Charman and CEO, Daiichi Sankyo Co., Ltd.
|Advisor||Toshiaki Higashihara||President & CEO, Hitachi, Ltd|
|Advisor||Masaaki Mizuno, M.D., Ph.D.||Presidential Advisor and Professor, Nagoya University|
|Advisor||Yoshinori Yajima||Director, Office of Cooperative Research and Development, Tohoku University|
|Advisor||Masato Wakayama, D.Sc.||Executive Vice President, Kyushu University|
|Advisor||Toshiya Watanabe, Ph.D.||Policy Alternatives Research Institute, The University of Tokyo|
|Advisor||Shinya Watanabe||Chairman, the Japan Federation of Medical Devices Associations|
|Advisor||Masanobu Komoda||President and CEO, Mitsui Fudosan Co., Ltd.|