Leadership

Council

The Council consists of the Japanese government, various foundations, and private companies that provide funding to GHIT. The Council resolves important matters as provided by applicable laws and regulations or the Articles of Incorporation including appointment and dismissal of members of the Council and the Board of Directors, amendment of the Articles of Incorporation, and approval of financial statements.
Member
Hideo Suzuki
Ambassador, Director-General for Global Issues
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  
Member
Chieko Ikeda
Senior Assistant Minister for Global Health
Minister's Secretariat
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare
  
Member
Trevor Mundel, MD, PhD
President, Global Health
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  
Member
Stephen Caddick, PhD
Director, Innovations Division
Wellcome Trust
  
Member
Astellas Pharma Inc.

Yoshihiko Hatanaka
Representative Director, Chairman of the Board

Member
Chugai Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd.

Osamu Nagayama
Representative Director and Chairman

Member
Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited

George Nakayama
Representative Director, Chairman and CEO

Member
Eisai Co., Ltd.

Haruo Naito
Representative Corporate Officer and CEO

Member
Shionogi & Co., Ltd.

Isao Teshirogi, PhD
President and CEO

Member
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited

Christophe Weber
Representative Director, President and CEO