Executive Trustee Tomomi Morishima was appointed Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Ritsumeikan Trust on July 21, 2017. His term of office is three years until July 20, 2020.
Chairman Morishima was born in Kyoto on February 8, 1961. He graduated from the College of Social Sciences at Ritsumeikan University in 1986. He worked as a staff member at University Centre Kyoto (currently known as the Consortium of Universities in Kyoto) in 1994 before joining the Ritsumeikan Trust as an administrative staff member in April 1996. He served as the Chief Administrative Officer of the Consortium of Universities in Kyoto from April 2001 to March 2004.
After returning to the Ritsumeikan Trust in April 2004, he held various posts in the Divisions of General Affairs, Planning and Secondary Education. Then, he served as the Executive Trustee for General Affairs from February 2007 to March 2013. From March 2013 to July 2017, he served as the Senior Executive Trustee.