HOME > 研究所概要 > RIPS Board of Directors

Masashi Nishihara, President: Profile

西原先生.jpg

 Dr. Masashi Nishihara has been President of the Research Institute for Peace and Security since 2006. Until March 2006 he served as President of the National Defense Academy, Yokosuka, for six years. In 1977-99 he was Professor of International Relations at the Academy. In 1993-95 Nishihara was Director of the First Department of the National Institute for Defense Studies. He received M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from the University of Michigan. He was a Visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra, in 1979 and at the Rockefeller Foundation, New York, in 1981-82.

 He specializes in international and Asian security. He is the author of many works on Japanese foreign and security policy issues, including Nichibei Doomei saikoo (The Japan-U.S. Alliance reconsidered) (co-editor, 2010), and Wakaru Heiwa Anzenhosho hosei (The Peace & Security Legislation comprehensible) (Asagumo, 2015). In the spring of 2015 he served on Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s committee advising on his statement commemorating on the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II.

RIPS Board of Directors (as of April 1, 2017)

Chairman

Masami Yamamoto
Chairman, Fujitsu Co.


Vice Chairman

Akio Watanabe
Prof. Emeritus, Univ. of Tokyo


President

Masashi Nishihara
Former President, National Defence Academy

Executive Directors

Masanori Takeda
Former Commander-in-Chief, First Division, Ground Self-Defense Force

Directors

Kozo Oikawa
Vice Chairman, Association of Promotion ofInvention and Innovation
Hideaki Kaneda
Director, Okazaki Institute
Yukio Satoh
Vice Chairman, Japan Institute ofInternational Affairs
Shoji Takegouchi
Former Chairman, Joint Staff Council, Self Defence forces
Akihiko Tanaka
President, National Graduate Institute forPolicy Studies
Hiroshi Nakanishi
Prof., Kyoto Univ.
Yukio Hayashi
President, Tokyo Office, Daikin Industries,Ltd.)
Takako Hirose
Prof., Senshu Univ.
Masago Minami
Executive Officer, Tokyo Main Office and Director, Research and Study Office, Yomiuri Newspaper Co.


Auditors

Hiroyasu Eguchi
Visiting Fellow, RIPS; FormerCommander-in-Chief, 13th Division, Ground Self-Defense Force
Toyohiko Kagawa
Corporate Executive, Japan SteelWorks, Ltd.

RIPS Board of Trustees

Chairman 

 Mototsugu Ito
Senior Advisor, IHI Corporation


Vice Chairman

Naruhiko Ueda
President, Defense Research Center;Former Director for Ground Systems Development,Technical Research and Development Institute, JapanDefense Agency


Trustees

Masahiro Akiyama
Former president of the Tokyo Foundation
Arai Masahiro
Director, Management Planning Dept.,Hitachi, Ltd.
Kai Ishibashi
Director, Space & Defense Sales Dept.,NEC Corporation
Ryoichi Oriki
Executive Adviser, Fujitsu, Co.; FormerChief of Joint Staff, Self-Defense Forces
Kenji Kobayashi
Director, Electric Waves ManagementSystem, Toshiba Social Infrastructure System, Co.
Seiichiro Takagi
Research Adviser, Japan Institute ofInternational Affairs
Yoshinari Tobinaga
Director, Sales Dept., AerospaceCompany, Kawasaki Heavy Industry, Co.
Shuzo Nomura
Vice Director, Defense & Space DomainProject Planning Dept., Mitsubishi Heavy Industry,Co.
Takayuki Hagino
Director, Electric System Dept,Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Shunji Yanai
Prof. Chuo Univ.; Judge, InternationalTribunal for the Law of the Sea
Hirotaka Watanabe
Prof., Tokyo University of ForeignStudies

研究所概要 About us

当研究所の概要をご紹介します。

詳細はこちらLinkIconMore

事業の概要 Activities

当研究所の行う事業についてご紹介します。

詳細はこちらLinkIconMoreLinkIcon

役員・評議員 RIPS Board of Directors

当研究所の役員および評議員をご紹介します。

詳細はこちらLinkIconMore

お知らせ一覧

研究所からのお知らせを掲載しています。

詳細はこちらLinkIcon

採用情報

当研究所での採用をご希望の方へのご案内を掲載しています。

詳細はこちらLinkIcon

アクセス

当研究所へお越しになる方へのご案内

詳細はこちらLinkIcon

組織情報資料

当研究所の「定款」は、こちらをご参照ください。

詳細はこちらLinkIcon