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KINKOUKAI

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ABOUT KINKOUKAI

I. BACKGOUND

KINKOUKAI is a non-political voluntary association. It was established in November 1973 to foster friendship among leaders who were originally from Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures.
The following people were original founders: Morinaga Teiichiro: Governor, the Bank of Japan, Tanimura Yutaka: ex. Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance, Yoshikuni Ichiro: Chief of Cabinet Legislation Bureau, Yoshikuni Jiro: Vice Minister, Ministry of Finance, Matano Kensuke: President, Iino Kaiun Kaisha Ltd. “IINO LINES”.

Initially, government officials and former government officials comprised the major part of the members. But, reflecting the changes in the society, at present, business leaders, academic experts, lawyers, certified public accountants, and other experts are members as well.
As of 2020, the number of members is approximately 200.

II. OBJECTIVES and ACTIVITIES

1. Objectives:

The objectives of the association are to encourage friendship among the members and to foster a new generation of young and talented people originally from Kagoshima and Miyazaki. It also aims at promoting exchanges and contacts with organizations in Japan and overseas that are related to Kagoshima and Miyazaki prefectures.

To this end, the following should be pursued.
(1) Members should work hard to improve themselves and to do so through interaction with other members.
(2) Members who share the same homeland should together help cross the thresholds between the different government ministries, different areas of private sectors and between government and private sector.
(3) The Association should contribute to the upbringing of young government officials and young business leaders.

2. Activities:

The Association shall carry out the following projects in order to achieve the objectives set forth in the preceding Article.
(1) Social gatherings, free discussions, lecture meetings, study meetings and competitive events.
(2) Information exchanges, information dissemination and exchanges within Japan and internationally including utilizing communication tools such as websites and web meetings.
(3) Results and achievements of the Association should be shared internally as well as with people outside of the Association.
(4) Other projects necessary to achieve the objectives of the Association.

III. MEMBERSHIP

The member candidates of the Association must fulfill all the following conditions.
(1) Agreement with the objectives of the Association.
(2) Possession of a family register or relationship as a descendant of a person who had family register in either Kagoshima or Miyazaki prefecture, or an individual who was enrolled in a school in Kagoshima or Miyazaki prefecture.
(3) Engagement in social and economic activities and residence in the Tokyo metropolitan area at the date of the membership enrollment.
(4) Approval by the Board of Directors.
(5) Submission to the President of the prescribed the application form together with the recommendation of two members.

In addition to the above members (full membership), the Board of Directors shall recognize an associate member or “KAIYU” who has no voting right at the General Meeting.

IV. OUR CHAIRS

Year Name Former occupations and positions
1974-1982 Matano Kensuke President, Iino Kaiun Kaisha Ltd., "IINO LINES"
1982-1989 Morinaga Teiichiro Governor,the Bank of Japan
1989-2003 Yoshikuni Ichiro Chief of Cabinet Legislation Bureau
2003-2016 Inamori Kazuo Founder, Kyocera Corporation
2016- Ueno Hirofumi Former President & CEO, the NORINCHUKIN BANK, ex.Vice Minister,Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
 

V. OUR LEADERSHIP

Title Name Current/Former occupations and positions
Honorary Chairman Inamori Kazuo Founder, Kyocera Corporation
Honorary Vice Chairman Hirahara Kazuo President, Toyo-Gakurin Foundation
Chairman Ueno Hirofumi Former President & CEO, NORINCHUKIN BANK (ex.Vice -Minister,Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries)
Vice Chairman Honda Katsuhiko Ex-President, JT Inc.
Vice Chairman Uchida Shunichi President, Kyoto International Conference Center (ex-Undersecretary, Cabinet Office), (Former Commissioner of the Consumer Affairs Agency)
Senior Director Kumamoto Yasuhiro Councilor, Institute for International Business Communication(IIBC/TOEIC), Chaiman, Saigo Takamori Collegium Tokyo
Director Ono Hisashi President & Representative Director,SBI Life Insurance Co., Ltd.,(Former Director General, Kanto Finance Bureau, Ministry of Finance)
Director Kamohara Motomichi Executive Advisor, Nippon Life Insurance Company, (Former Vice-Minister, Ministry of Health, Labour and Wealfares)
Director Kuramoto Susumu Executive Director, Global Industrial and Social Progress Research Institute, (Former Deputy Chief Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry)
Director Kunigo Yutaka ex-Vice President,Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd.
Director Soumura Morinobu Representative and Lawyer, Soumura Law Office
Director Toyonaga Atsushi Chairman & CEO, Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation, JAPAN(SMRJ),(Former Director General, The Small and Medium Enterprise Agency)
Director Nagatomo Eisuke Representative, EN Associates, (Former Senior Director, Tokyo Stock Exchange Inc.)
Director Nagata Ryouichi M.D. & Representative Chairman, President & CEO, Shin Nippon Biochemical Laboratories, Ltd.
Director Fujisaki Ichiro President, The America-Japan Society, Inc.,President, Nakaone Peace Institute. (Former Ambassador to The U.S.)
Director Matsumoto Takashi President, Federation of National Public Service Personnel Mutual Aid Associations, (Ex.Undersecretary, Cabinet Office)
Director Yamanaka Yoshihiro Professor, Chairman and President, Hollywood Graduate School of Beauty Business
Director Yoshikuni Kouji President. The Graduate School of Information & Communication, Advanced Academic Agency, (Former Executive Director, NHK)

VI. OFFICE of KINKOUKAI

  • Address:
    c/o Hollywood Univ. Roppongi Hills, 6-4-1 Roppongi, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 1068541  TEl:03-3403-3429  FAX:03-3423-6092
    URL: https://kinkou-kai.org
  • Advisor, KINKOUKAI Office: Yamanaka Takeshi
  • Chief of the Secretariat:
  • Deputy Chief of the Secretariat:  Kunigou Tadashi
    Executive Head, Saigo Takamori Collegium Tokyo
  • Secretariat:  Watanabe Yoko
    Secretary, Saigo Takamori Collegium Tokyo
  • Office Staff:  Ichiyama Kazuhiko
    Public Relations, Kinkoukai
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