Susumu Arai, The Yomiuri Shimbun
Michio Hayashi, The Yomiuri Shimbun
Yoshihiro Hombo, Mitsui & Co.
Hiroyuki Kato, Mitsui & Co.
Yasuro Koizumi, FiNC, Inc.
Shinobu Nakagawa, Fearnleys Japan, Ltd.
Masao Nishikawa, Sekisei Co., Ltd.
Inketsu Okina, Darwin Co., Ltd.
Akihiko Sakurai, Seika Corporation
Motonori Sakai, Wallenius Wilhelmsen Ocean AS
Yosuke Kano, Element HRC Ltd.
Toru Nishiyama, Maersk Line A/S
Mamoru Sakamoto, Itsumo.Inc
SUSUMU ARAI, is, since June 2018, manager for international affairs at the Yomiuri Shimbun. He joined the newspaper in 1991, and has been posted as a correspondent to New Delhi, Sydney, Islamabad and Phnom Penh. His prior position was deputy editor of the Japan News, the English newspaper published by the Yomiuri Shimbun.
MICHIO HAYASHI is a senior research fellow at the Yomiuri Institute, the think-tank of the Yomiuri Shimbun company. His coverage area centers around international/ defense issues. Hayashi joined the Yomiuri Shimbun in 1987 and spent half of his career as a correspondent overseas. His postings included New Delhi, Washington D.C., Brussels, Paris and London. He later held posts on the editorial board of the Yomiuri Shimbun, and as managing editor of the Japan News.