The 41st International Olympiad in 2009 will be held in London, UK, and it was decided at the executive committee of IChO held in July 2005 in Korea that the 42nd IChO in 2010 will be held in Tokyo, Japan. Upon the decision, CSJ changed the IChO inviting committee, chaired by Masato Ito, Souka University, into the IChO preparatory committee, chaired by Tadashi Watanabe of The University of Tokyo, and worked to organize "International Chemsitry Olympiad Japan Committee (IChOJC).
As of December 2006, the IChOJC is comprised of 16 sponsoring organizations and 16 observer organizations. Executive members are as follows.
|Chair person of IChOJC
||Prof. Ryoji Noyori
||President of Riken
|Vice Chair of IChOJC, Chair of Executive Committee
||Prof. Tadashi Watanabe
||Proffesor, The University of Tokyo
|Vice Chair of IChOJC, Chair of Fund-raising Committee
||Dr. Hiroyuki Nakanishi
||President of Mitsui Chemical Inc.
|Vice Chair of IChOJC, Chair of Finace Committee
||Mr. Tetsuo Yanami
||Executive officer, Daicel Chem. Ind. LTD.
|Vice Chair of IChOJC, Chair of Science Committee
||Prof. Kuniaki Tatsuta
||Proffesor, Waseda University
The following Figure depicts the organization of Japan Chemistry Olympiad Committee.