List of Directors for 2021

Board of Directors

Chairman

  • Satoshi Kose (Professor Emeritus, Shizuoka University of Art and Culture/ Senior Research Fellow, Building Research Institute, Japan. [Jul. 2002 - Mar. 2003])

Executive Director

  • Keiji Kawahara (Professor, Graduate School of Media and Design / Department of Design, School of Media and Design, Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences)

Director

  • Masayoshi Kubo (Honorary Professor, Kyoto Institute of Technology)
  • Karin Matsumori (UD Advisor)
  • Koichiro Osame (Executive Officer, Sankei Ados INC.)
  • Makoto Oshima (Visiting Professor, Nagoya University of Arts and Sciences)
  • Jiro Sagara (Professor, Kobe Design University)
  • Ryosuke Tsuchiya (Technical Advisor, Astrodesign,Inc.)
  • Yukiko Tsukuda (Member, Japan Universal Fashion Association)

Council

Councilor

  • Francesc Aragall (President, Design for All Foundation: Spain)
  • Thomas Bade (CEO, Institute for Universal Design: Germany)
  • Onny Eikhaug (President, EIDD Design for All Europe, Norway)
  • Valerie Fletcher (Executive Director, Institute for Human-Centered Design: USA)
  • Rama Gheerawo (Director, Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design, Royal College of Art, UK)
  • Yukio Ota (President, Ota Yukio Design Associates)
  • Yoko Takahashi (President, Japan Philanthropic Association)
  • Toshimasa Yamanaka (Professor, University of Tsukuba)

Inspector

  • Tokumitsu Makihara (Certified Public Accountant)
  • Masafumi Narikawa (Director, SRA Holdings, Inc.)

Secretary General

  • Kumiko Kawahara
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