Members of the Board of Trustees/Auditors

 Katsuya Hirose, Executive Trustee

Born in 1958. Professor, Faculty of Law. Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Law in 1981. Earned his master’s degree from the University’s Graduate Schools for Law and Politics in 1983, other than Dissertation, completed all Ph.D. course requirements at the University’s Graduate Schools for Law and Politics in 1987, and earned his doctor’s degree in law from the University’s Graduate School in 1987. Became Associate Professor at Hosei University Faculty of Law in 1987 and became Professor at the University’s Faculty of Law in 1995 (a post he continues to hold to the present). His past service includes Director of Computing and Networking Center in 2008 (until March 2012), Dean of Faculty of Law in 2012 (until March 2014), and Councilor of Hosei University in 2012 (until March 2014). In 2014, he became a Trustee, Executive Trustee and Councilor (up to the present) and, in 2017, a Vice President of Hosei University (up to the present).

Masato Masuda, Executive Trustee

Born in 1960. Professor, Faculty of Social Sciences. Graduated from the University of Tokyo, Faculty of Economics in 1984, other than Dissertation, completed all Category II Ph.D. course requirements at the University's Graduate School of Economics in 1989. Associate Professor at Hosei University Faculty of Social Sciences in 1991 and became Professor of the Faculty of Social Sciences in 2002 (up to the present). His past service includes Director of Tama Student Activities Section in 2011 (until March 2013) and Director of Tama Volunteer Center in 2013 (until March 2014). Became a Trustee, Executive Trustee and Councilor in 2014 (up to the present) and, in 2017, a Vice President of Hosei University (up to the present).

Masahiro Kitazume, Executive Trustee

Born in 1961. Principal of Hosei University Daini Junior/Senior High School. Graduated from the University of Tokyo Faculty of Law in 1989. Became an instructor at Hosei University Daini Junior/Senior High School in 1989, then vice-principal of the school in 2011 and principal in 2014 (up to the present). Became a Trustee and Councilor of Hosei University in 2014 (up to the present) and, in 2017, a Trustee, Executive Trustee and Councilor of Hosei University (up to the present).

Yoshinori Kumata, Executive Trustee

Born in 1953. Professor at the Faculty of Intercultural Communication. Graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Studies, Tokyo University of Foreign Studies in 1979. Earned his master’s degree from the Graduate School of Arts, Rikkyo University in 1981 and, other than his Dissertation, completed all his Ph.D. course requirements at the University’s Graduate School of Arts in 1982. Became an Assistant at the Department of Human Sciences, National Defense Academy in 1982, a Full-time Lecturer at the Academy in 1985, an Assistant Professor at Hosei University Faculty of General Education I in 1992, a Professor at the Faculty in 1996, and a Professor at Hosei University Faculty of Intercultural Communication in 1999 (a post he continues to hold to the present). His past service includes the Dean of the Faculty of Intercultural Communication in 2001 (until March 2003), a Councilor of Hosei University in 2001 (until March 2003), the Dean of the Graduate School of Intercultural Communication in 2007 (until March 2010), the Chair of the Hosei University Graduate Schools Committee in 2011 (until March 2013), and a Councilor of Hosei University (until March 2013). In 2015, he became a Vice President of Hosei University (up to the present), a Councilor of Hosei University in 2015 (until March 2017) and, in 2017, a Trustee, Executive Trustee and Councilor of Hosei University (up to the present).

Koichi Ogawa, Executive Trustee

Born in 1957. Professor at the Faculty of Science and Engineering. Graduated from the Faculty of Engineering, Keio University in 1980. Earned his master’s degree from the University’s Graduate School of Engineering in 1982 and a Ph.D. from the University’s Graduate School of Engineering in 1989. Became an Assistant at Keio University Faculty of Medicine in 1982, a Full-time Lecturer at the University in 1990, an Assistant Professor at Hosei University Faculty of Engineering in 1991, a Professor at the University’s Faculty in 1998, and a Professor at the University’s Faculty of Science and Engineering in 2008 (a post he continues to hold to the present). His past service includes the Dean of Hosei University Faculty of Science and Engineering in 2014 (until March 2016) and a Councilor of Hosei University in 2014 (until March 2016). In 2017, he became a Trustee, Executive Trustee and Councilor of Hosei University (up to the present) and, also in 2017, a Vice President of Hosei University (up to the present).

Kiyoyuki Kondo, Executive Trustee

Born in 1959. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Hosei University in 1982. Joined Hosei University in 1982, became an Assistant to the Assistant Director of the Second Student Affairs Office in the Student Affairs Division in 2004, an Assistant to the Assistant Director of the First Student Affairs Office in the Student Affairs Division in 2005, the Assistant Director of the First Student Affairs Office in the Student Affairs Division in 2006, the Deputy Director of the Student Affairs Center in 2008, the Deputy Director of the Koganei Administration Division in 2009, the Director of the Admissions Center in 2011 (until March 2016), the Director of the Academic Affairs Division and the Executive Director of the Educational Support Bureau in 2014 (until March 2017), and a Councilor of Hosei University in 2014 (until March 2017). In 2017, he became a Trustee, Executive Trustee and Councilor of Hosei University (up to the present).

Toshiyuki Okuyama, Executive Trustee

Born in 1962. Professor at the Faculty of Economics. Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Hosei University in 1986. Earned his master’s degree from the University’s Graduate School of Sociology in 1989, his Ph.D. from the University of Washington in 1993 and, other than his Dissertation, completed all his Ph.D. course requirements at the Hosei University Graduate School of Sociology, also in 1993. Became an Assistant at the Department of Economics of Hirosaki University Faculty of Humanities in 1993, a Full-time Lecturer at the University in 1993, an Assistant Professor at the University in 1995, an Assistant Professor at Hosei University Faculty of Economics in 1996, a Professor at the University’s Faculty in 2002 (a post he continues to hold to the present), the Dean of the Graduate School of Economics in 2011, the Dean of the Faculty of Economics in 2015 (until March 2017), and a Councilor of Hosei University in 2015 (until March 2017). In 2017, he became a Trustee, Executive Trustee and Councilor of Hosei University (up to the present) and, also in 2017, a Vice President of Hosei University (up to the present).

Taiichi Inoue, Trustee

 

Born in 1944. Former President and Representative Director of Kadokawa Shoten. Graduated from Hosei University Faculty of Law in 1969. Joined Kadokawa Shoten (currently Kadokawa Corporation) in 1969. Director of Kyushu Office in 1981, Director for sales and marketing at Kadokawa Haruki Corporation in 1985, Managing Director at MediaWorks Inc. in 1997, Director of Kadokawa Group Holdings, Inc. in 2003, Managing Director at Kadokawa Shoten (a new, spin-off company) in 2003, Senior Managing Director in 2005, President and Representative Director in 2006. Director of Japan Magazine Publishers Association in 2006, President and Representative Director of Kadokawa Pictures, Inc. in 2007, Councilor at Motion Picture Producers Association of Japan, Inc. in 2007, Director at Federation of Japanese Films Industry, Inc. in 2007, Director of NPO Jinzai Sozo Forum in 2009, Board Advisor at Kadokawa Group Publishing Co., Ltd. in 2010, Board Chairperson of Kadokawa Shuppan Hanbai in 2010, Councilor of Hosei University in 2011 (up to the present), Vice Chairperson (Director) of Association of Hosei Graduates Orange Network (now reorganized and renamed as “Hosei University Alumni Association”) in 2014 (up to the present). Became a Trustee in 2014 (up to the present).

Mamoru Ishizuka, Trustee

 

Born in 1946. Former Senior Managing Director at Keikyu Corporation. Graduated from Hosei University Faculty of Law in 1968. Joined Keihin Electric Express Railway Co., Ltd. (present Keikyu Corporation) in 1968, General Manager in charge of development and business at Urban Life Creation Headquarters in 2003, Director and Head of Urban Life Creation Headquarters in 2005, Managing Director and Head of Urban Life Creation Headquarters in 2007, Senior Managing Director and Head of Urban Life Creation Headquarters in 2009, President of Keikyu Department Store Co., Ltd. in 2010, Director at Keikyu Corporation in 2011, Advisor to Keikyu Corporation in 2013 (up to the present). Councilor for Keikyu Department Store Co., Ltd. in 2013. Auditor-Secretary at Keikyu Gakuen Educational Association in 2014 (up to the present). Trustee and Councilor for Hosei University in 2014 (up to the present). Advisor to Keikyu Department Store Co., Ltd. in 2016 (up to the present).

Toshihiko Shiozaki, Trustee

 

Born in 1947. President at Bunka Shutter Co., Ltd. Graduated from Hosei University Faculty of Economics in 1970. Joined Bunka Shutter Co., Ltd. in 1970, became Senior Operating Officer in 2007, Managing Operating Officer in 2011, Executive Operating Officer in 2012, and President in 2016 (up to the present). Councilor of Hosei University in 2008 (up to the present). Became a Trustee in 2014 (up to the present).

Kiyonobu Kobayashi, Trustee

 

Born in 1953. Former Auditor at Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Hosei University in 1975. Joined Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. in 1975, became the Deputy General Manager of the Treasury Department of Idemitsu Petrochemical Co. Ltd. in 2000, a Director and the General Manager of the General Affairs Department of Idemitsu Unitech Co., Ltd. in 2002, a Managing Director and the General Manager of the Sales Department at the Company in 2006, an Executive Officer and the General Manager of the Chemical Management Department of Idemitsu Kosan Co. Ltd. in 2008, an Auditor at the Company in 2010, and a Trustee and Councilor of Hosei University in 2014 (up to the present). In 2015, he became a Trustee and Vice Chairperson of the Hosei University Alumni Association (up to the present).

Koji Yoshikuni, Auditor

Born in 1952. Former Executive Director of NHK (Japan Broadcasting Corporation). Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Tokyo University in 1975. Joined NHK  in 1975, became the Chief Producer of the Ohayou Nippon (lit. “Good Morning Japan”) Division in 1998, the Director Responsible for Finance in 2003, the Executive Director of Yokohama Broadcasting Station in 2005, the Chief of Secretariat of the Board of Governors in 2007, a Senior Director in 2010, and an Executive Director in 2012 (until February 2016). In 2017, he became an Auditor at Hosei University (up to the present).

Soichi Ohta, Auditor

Born in 1953. A Certified Public Accountant. Graduated from the Faculty of Economics, Hosei University in 1977. Joined Showa Kansa Hojin (lit. “Showa Audit Corporation”) in 1977, became a registered Certified Public Accountant in 1982, joined Ota Showa Audit Corporation in 1993, became the Representative Employee of Century Ota Showa & Co. in 2001 and a Senior Partner at Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC in 2008 (until June 2016), and established Ohta Certified Public Accountant Office in 2016 (up to the present). In 2017, he became an Auditor at Hosei University (up to the present).

Daisuke Makino, Auditor

Born in 1954. Former Director of Hosei University’s Audit Office. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Hosei University in 1976. Joined Hosei University in 1976, became an Assistant to the Assistant Director of the Second Academic Affairs Office in the Academic Affairs Division in 2000, the Assistant Director of the Academic Affairs Section of the Koganei Administration Division in 2002, the Deputy Director of the Graduate Schools Administration Division in 2009, the Director of the Graduate Schools Administration Division in 2010, the Director of Hosei University’s Audit Office in 2014 (until March 2016), and a Councilor of Hosei University in 2014 (until March 2016). In 2017, he became an Auditor at Hosei University (up to the present).

Ryuichi Ikeda, Auditor

 

Born in 1964. An attorney. Graduated from the Faculty of Law, Hosei University in 1986. Established Ikeda Law Firm in 2006 (up to the present), and became an expert commissioner of the Tokyo District Court in 2008 and a Domestic Relations Conciliation Commissioner of the Tokyo Family Court in 2008. In 2017, he became an Auditor at Hosei University (up to the present).



Executive Trustee Hiroyuki Ogawa passed away on October 18, 2017.

 

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