The Trilateral Commission
Pacific Asian Group
See also: Trilateral Commission Leaders
Kazurhiro Aoyagi, Executive Managing Director, KOMATSU, Ltd.
Philip Burdon, Chairman, Asia 2000 Foundation; Vice Chairman, Air New Zealand; NZ Chairman of APEC; former Minister of Trade Negotiations, Wellington
Fujio Cho, President, Toyota Motor Corporation
Cho Suk-Rae, Chairman, Hyosung Corporation, Seoul
Chung Mong-Joon, Member of the National Assembly; Vice President of Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Seoul
Koichiro Ejiri*, Counselor, Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
Takashi Ejiri, Attorney at Law; Asahi Law Office
Jesus P. Estanislao, University Professor, University of Asia and the Pacific; former Minister of Finance, Manila
Hugh Fletcher, Business Consultant; former Chief Executive Officer, Fletcher Challenge, Auckland
Hiroaki Fujii, President, The Japan Foundation; former Ambassador to the United Kingdom
Yoshiyuki Fujisawa, Chairman of the Board of Directors, The Industrial Bank of Japan
Shinji Fukukawa, Chief Executive Officer, Dentsu Institute for Human Studies
Yoichi Funabashi, Chief Diplomatic Correspondent and Columnist, The Asahi Shimbun
Carrillo Gantner, Vice President, Myer Foundation, Melbourne
Ross Garnaut, Head, Department of Economics, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University; former Ambassador to China; Canberra
Toyoo Gyohten*, President, The Institute for International Monetary Affairs; Senior Advisor, The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, Ltd.
Han Sung-Joo*, President, Ilmin International Relations Institute, and Professor of Political Science, Korea University; former Minister for Foreign Affairs; Pacific Asia Deputy Chairman, The Trilateral Commission; Seoul
Stuart Harris*, Professor of International Relations, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, Australian National University; former Vice Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canberra
Tan Sri Dato’ Azman Hashim, Chairman, Arab-Malaysian Group, Kuala Lumpur
Toru Hashimoto, Chairman of the Board, Fuji Bank, Ltd.
Hirotaro Higuchi, Honorary Chairman, Asahi Breweries, Ltd.
Hong Seok-Hyun, Publisher, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, JoongAng Ilbo, Seoul
Murray Horn, Managing Director, ANZ Bank (New Zealand) Limited; Chairman, ANZ Investment Bank; former Parliamentary Secretary of Treasury, Auckland
Takashi Hosomi, Advisor, NLI Research Institute; former Chairman, The Overseas Economic Cooperation Fund
Hyun Hong-Choo, Senior Partner, Kim & Chang, Seoul; former Ambassador to the United Nations and to the United States, Seoul
Hyun Jae-Hyun, Chairman, Tong Yang Group, Seoul
Shin’ichi Ichimura, Director, International Centre for the Study of East Asian Development, Kitakyushu
Masaharu Ikuta, President, Mitsui O.S.K., Ltd.
Rokuro Ishikawa, Honorary Chairman, Kajima Corporation
Motoo Kaji, Chairman, The International House of Japan
Koji Kakizawa, Member of the House of Representatives; former Minister for Foreign Affairs
Fuji Kamiya, Dean, Graduate School of Social Science, Toyo-Eiwa Women’s University
Hisashi Kaneko, Senior Member of the Board, NEC Corporation
Kasem Kasemsri, Honorary Chairman, Thailand-U.S. Business Council; Chairman of the Advisory Board of the Chart Thai Party; Chairman, Thai-Malaysian Association; former Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, Bangkok
Koichi Kato, Member of the House of Representatives; former Secretary-General, Liberal Democratic Party
Trevor Kennedy, Chairman, Oil Search, Ltd; Chairman, Cypress Lakes Group, Ltd.; Director, Qantas Airways, Ltd., Sydney
Kim Kihwan, International Advisor, Goldman Sachs; former Ambassador-at-Large for Economic Affairs, Seoul
Kim Kyung-Won, President, Institute of Social Sciences; former Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations, Seoul
Shoichiro Kobayashi, Senior Advisor, Kansai Electric Power Company, Ltd.
Yotaro Kobayashi*, Chairman of the Board, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.; Pacific Asia Chairman, The Trilateral Commission
Boon Hwee Koh, Chairman, Singapore Telecommunications; Chairman, Omni Industries; Executive Chairman, Wuthelam Holdings, Singapore
Tommy Koh, Director, Institute of Policy Studies; Ambassador-at-Large, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; former Executive Director, Asia Europe Foundation (ASEF), Singapore
Akira Kojima, Managing Director and Chief Editorialist, Nihon Keizai Shimbun
Takeshi Kondo, Member of the House of Councillors
Shunji Kono, Chairman, The Tokio Marine and Fire Insurance Co., Ltd.
Yutaka Kosai, Chairman, Japan Center for Economic Research
Kenji Kosaka, Member of the House of Representatives; former Vice Minister for Public Management, Home Affairs, Post and Telecommunications
Toru Kusukawa, Senior Councilor, Fuji Research Institute Corporation
Yoshio Kuwata, Executive Vice President and Representative Director, Hitachi, Ltd.
Lee Hong-Koo*, President, Seoul Forum for International Affairs; former Prime Minister of Korea; former Ambassador to the United Kingdom and the United States, Seoul
Lee In-ho, President, Korea Foundation; former Ambassador to Finland and Russia, Seoul
Minoru Makihara*, Chairman, Mitsubishi Corporation
Kagechika Matano, Senior Advisor, Maeda Corporation; former Ambassador to Sweden and to Vietnam
Yoshihiko Miyauchi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ORIX Corporation
Isamu Miyazaki, Special Advisor, Daiwa Institute of Research, Ltd.; former Director-General of the Economic Planning Agency
Kiichi Miyazawa*, Member of the House of Representatives; former Finance Minister of Japan; former Prime Minister of Japan
Yuzaburo Mogi, President and Chief Executive Officer, Kikkoman Corporation
Yoichi Morishita, President, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
Moriyuki Motono, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Study Society of Japan; former Ambassador to France
Jiro Murase, Managing Partner, Bingham Dana Murase, New York
Minoru Murofushi*, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, ITOCHU Corporation
Masashi Nishihara, Presient, National Defense Academy
Taizo Nishimuro, President and Chief Executive Officer, Toshiba Corporation
Roberto F. de Ocampo, President, Asian Institute of Management, Manila
Toshiaki Ogasawara, Publisher-Chairman, The Japan Times Ltd.; President, Nifco Inc.
Sadako Ogata, Special Representative of
Prime Minister of Japan on Afghanistan Assistance;
Shijuro Ogata*, Former Deputy Governor, Japan Development Bank; former Deputy Governor for International Relations, Bank of Japan; Pacific Asia Deputy Chairman, The Trilateral Commission
Norio Ohga, Chairman of the Board, Sony Corporation
Masafumi Ohnishi, Senior Advisor, Osaka Gas Co., Ltd.
Yoshio Okawara*, President, Institute for International Policy Studies; former Ambassador to the United States
Katsuya Okimi, Senior Executive Vice President, NTT Communications Corporation
Yoichi Okita, Professor, National Institute for Policy Research
Ariyoshi Okumura, Auditor, IBJ Systems, Ltd.
Hisashi Owada, President, Japan Institute for International Affairs; former Ambassador to the United Nations; former Vice Minister for Foreign Affairs
Anand Panyarachun, Chairman, Thai Industrial Federation; Chairman, Saha-Union Public Company Limited; former Prime Minister of Thailand, Bangkok
Theodore P. Rachmat, President and Chief Executive Officer, PT Astra International Tbk., Jakarta
Eisuke Sakakibara, Professor, Keio University; former Vice Minister of Finance for International Affairs
Sakong Il, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Institute for Global Economics; former Minister
of Finance, Seoul
Sachio Semmoto, Chief Executive Officer, eAccess, Ltd.
Masaharu Shibata, President and Chief Executive Officer, NGK Insulators, Ltd.
Masahide Shibusawa, Director, East-West Seminar
Motoo Shiina, Member of the House of Councillors
Takeo Shiina, Senior Advisor, IBM Japan, Ltd.
Atsushi Shimokobe, Chairman, The Tokio Marine Research Institute
Masato Shinagawa, President, ITU Association of Japan
Yasuhisa Shiozaki, Member of the House of Representatives; former Parliamentary Vice Minister for Finance
Arifin Siregar, International Advisor, Goldman Sachs & Co.; former Ambassador to the United States, Jakarta
Tan Sri Dr. Noordin Sopiee, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Institute of Strategic and International Studies, Kuala Lumpur
Keiji Tachikawa, President and Chief Executive Officer, NTT DoCoMo, Inc.
Tsuyoshi Takagi, President, ZENSEN (The Japanese Foundation of Textile, Garment, Chemical, Commercial and Allied Industries Workers’ Unions)
Keizo Takemi, Member of the House of Councillors; Former State Secretary for Foreign Affairs
Akihiko Tanaka, Director, Institute of Oriental Culture, University of Tokyo
Naoki Tanaka, President, The 21st Century Public Policy Institute
Nobuo Tateishi, Chairman and Representative Director, OMRON Corporation
Sarasin Viraphol, Executive Vice President, Charoen Pokphand Co., Ltd.; former Deputy Permanent Secretary of Foreign Affairs, Bangkok
Jusuf Wanandi*, Member of the Board of Directors, Centre for Strategic and International Studies, Jakarta
Etsuya Washio, President, Japanese Trade Union Confederation (RENGO)
Goro Watanabe, Chairman, Mitsui Chemicals, Inc.
Koji Watanabe, Senior Fellow, Japan Center for International Exchange; Executive Adviser, Keidanren (Japan Federation of Economic Organizations); former Ambassador to Russia
Takeshi Watanabe, Former Chairman, The Non-Life Insurance Institute of Japan; former President, Asian Development Bank
Taizo Yakushiji, Professor of Political Science, Keio University; Executive Research Director, Institute for International Policy Studies.
Tadashi Yamamoto, President, Japan Center for International Exchange
Noriyuki Yonemura, Senior Vice President, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.
Bunroku Yoshino, Senior Advisor, Institute for International Economic Studies; former Ambassador to the Federal Republic of Germany
* Executive Committee
Note: Those without city name are Japanese members.
Former Member In Public Service:
Yoriko Kawaguchi, Minister of the Environment
Participants from Other Areas
Abdlatif Al-Hamad, Director General and Chairman of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development; former Minister of Finance and Planning, Kuwait
André Azoulay, Adviser to H.M. King Mohammed VI, Rabat, Morocco
Domingo F. Cavallo, President, Accion por la Republica, Buenos Aires; former Economy Minister of Argentina
Morris Chang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Ltd., Taipei
Hüsnü Dogan, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Development Foundation of Turkey; former Minister of Defence, Ankara, Turkey
Zhang Enzhao, President and Chief Executive Officer, China Construction Bank, Beijing
Victor K. Fung, Chairman, Li & Fung; Chairman, Prudential Asia, Hong Kong
Frene Ginwala, Speaker of the National Assembly, Parliament of the Republic of South Africa, Cape Town
H.R.H. Prince El Hassan bin Talal, President, The Club of Rome, Amman, Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
Serhiy Holovaty, Member of the Supreme Rada; President of the Ukrainian Legal Foundation; former Minister of Justice, Kiev, Ukraine
Enrique V. Iglesias, President, Inter-American Development Bank; former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Uruguay
Wang Jun, Chairman, China International Trust & Investment Corp., China
Sergei Karaganov, Deputy Director, Institute of Europe, Russian Academy of Sciences; Chairman of the Presidium of the Council on Defense and Foreign Policy, Moscow, Russian Federation
Jeffrey L.S. Koo, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Chinatrust Commercial Bank, Taipei
Richard Li, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Century Group Holdings Ltd., Hong Kong
Itamar Rabinovich, President, Tel Aviv University, Israel; former Ambassador to the United States
Rüsdü Saracoglu, President of the Finance Group, Koç Holding; Chairman, Makro Consulting, Istanbul; former State Minister and Member of the Turkish Parliament; former Governor of the Central Bank of Turkey
Roberto Egydio Setubal, Director President, Banco Itaú S.A., Brazil
Stan Shih, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, The Acer Group, Taipei
Mingyi Wei, Chairman, International Advisory Corporation, China International Trust & Investment Corp., Beijing
Gordon Wu, Chairman and Managing Director, Hopewell Holdings Ltd., Hong Kong
Grigory A. Yavlinsky, Member of the State Duma; Leader of the “Yabloko” Parliamentary Group; Chairman of the Center for Economic and Political Research, Moscow, Russian Federation
Zhou Xiaochuan, Chairman, China Securities Regulatory Commission, Beijing