Robert E. Wilhelm Fellow
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
1968-91, career diplomat, Japan; following retirement from the Ministry, established Okamoto Associates, a political and economic consultancy. 1996-98, Special Adviser to Prime Minister Ryutaro Hashimoto and 2003-04, to Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi; 2001-04, Chairman, Prime Minister's Task Force on Foreign Relations. Board member and/or adviser to a number of major Japanese multinational companies.