Our Team

Makaira has a hybrid team consisting of talented individuals from a range of diverse backgrounds, including government agencies, politicians, parliamentary secretaries, NPOs, researchers, large private companies, start-ups, journalists, and artists. We provide end-to-end support from strategy planning to implementation, including lobbying, media relations, event planning and management, new business creation, branding, and creative production.

Board Members

Ko Fujii Co-Representative Director & CEO

Akira Takahashi Co-Representative Director & COO

Yuzuru Tachi Executive Officer / Head, Makaira Public Affairs


Satoko Ishii PR Director

Maho Imamura Art Director

Tomoyasu Urata Senior Consultant

Kyoko Oishi Corporate: Human Resources & Administration Manager

Shinji Ohata Head, Makaira Art&Design

Minoru Ogiso Director, Makaira Public Policy Institute

Yuriko Kusano Senior Consultant

Martin Glindemann Consultant

Kazuma Kurokawa Senior Associate

Hiromitsu Takahashi Corporate: Head of Business Administration

Taiyo Chihara Senior Consultant

Hiroki Tomita Consultant

Takeo Nakagawa Special Advisor

Satoshi Hazome Principal

Nae Hiraguri Senior Associate

Lillian Bain Associate

Akira Matsumoto Consultant

Yuri Mikami Producer

Naoto Mizuguchi Consultant

Yuki Minowa Consultant

Yosuke Miyata External Partner

Shogo Murata Senior Fellow, Makaira Public Policy Institute

Ari Motomiya Art Director

Kiyoko Morihara Consultant

Hiroyuki Yasui Director

Kei Yokoyama Senior Consultant

Keisuke Wagatsuma Director

Hidehiro Watanabe Head, Makaira Art&Design