Advisory Groups
The International Advisory Board (IAB) is comprised of prestigious leaders from academia, civil society, government, and the private sector who strongly support the AGS approach in research and education. In addition to the generous financial support of many of the members, the IAB provides the AGS with perspectives and advice from the external world. Members are:

IAB Chairman
Prof. Francis Waldvogel, President, ETH Board, Switzerland

AGS University Presidents
Prof. Olaf Kuebler, President, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zürich
Prof. Hiroshi Komiyama, President, University of Tokyo
Prof. Jan-Eric Sundgren, President, Chalmers University of Technology
Dr. Susan Hockfield, President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Thomas Connelly, Chief Science and Technology Officer, DuPont

President José-Marí­a Figueres, Member, Club de Madrid

Dr. Hiroyuki Fujimura, Chairman of the Board, Ebara Corporation

Dr. Jay Ihlenfeld, Vice President, Research & Development, 3M

Mr. Lars G. Josefsson, President and Chief Executive Officer, Vattenfall AB

Mr. Lars Kann-Rasmussen, Director, VKR Holding A/S

Dr. Paul Killgoar, Director, Environmental, Physical Sciences & Safety R&A Engineering, Ford Motor Company

Mr. Masatake Matsuda, Chairman, East Japan Railway Company

Mr. Nobuya Minami, Advisor, Tokyo Electric Power Company, Inc.

Prof. Jakob Nüesch, Honorary Member, International Committee of the Red Cross

Mr. Kentaro Ogawa, Chairman of the Board & CEO, Zensho Co., Ltd.

Mr. Kazuo Ogura, President, The Japan Foundation

Mr. Dan Sten Olsson, CEO, Stena AB

Mr. Motoyuki Ono, Director General, The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science

Mr. Alexander Schärer, President of the Board, USM U. Schärer Sohne AG

Dr. Stephan Schmidheiny, President, Avina Foundation

Mr. Norio Wada, President, Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation (NTT)

Ms. Margot Wallström, Member of the European Commission

Prof. Hiroyuki Yoshikawa, President, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology

Dr. Hans-Rudolf Zulliger, President Stiftung Drittes Millenium, Board of Directors, Amazys Ltd.

Local Advisory Boards support each of the AGS Focus Centers (AFC). Members may also serve on the IAB and take part in international AGS activities.