The Consortium Mentors are responsible for mentoring the HIRAKU-Global Researchers on a wide range of topics. They are also tasked with advising the HGRs for the creation of their Individual Development Plan, and maintaining their overall progress including goals/milestones, action plans, etc.
Co-chair of the Board of Directors, Japanese Association for the Advancement of Science
Professor Emeritus, Tohoku University
Former Executive Member, Council for Science, Technology and Innovation (CSTI), Cabinet Office, Japan
Director, Geodynamics Research Center, Ehime University
Special Honorary Professor, Ehime University
Executive Vice President, Kihara Memorial Yokohama Foundation for the Advancement of Life Sciences
Former Executive Fellow, Ajinomoto Co., Inc.
Specially Appointed Professor, Hiroshima University
Former Senior Principal Investigator at the Francis Crick Institute (formerly Cancer Research UK’s London Research Institute)