Our service

Minerva Veritas provides comprehensive consulting service for following areas including training, risk assessment, exercising, auditing, and providing advices to get certified with ISO standards (ISO 22301. 27001, 9001);

• Business continuity management

• Disaster mitigation

• Information security management

• Enterprise risk management

• Quality management


Our team

Yuichiro Matsui AMBCI

Youichiro Matsui (President)


Yuichiro Matsui is the founder and president of Minerva Veritas Co. Ltd.
He has been providing consulting service of business continuity, disaster preparedness, emergency response, crisis management, risk management, and information security since he established his company in 2011.
He is currently appointed as the Chairperson of the board for the BCI Japan Forum, as well as the chair of the research council for business continuity of the Federation of Societies of Commerce and Industry of Osaka, member of the panel of experts for countermeasures against pandemic influenza at Osaka City, member of the advisory team for SMEs at the Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He became the first Asian person inducted into the BCI Hall of Fame in 2018.
He had been served in the Japan Air Self-Defense Forces (JASDF) from 2004 to 2006, and he is JASDF Corps Reserve as a Sergeant since 2007.

Qualifications and Certifications:

• Bachelor of Liberal Arts | The Open University of Japan

• Associate Member of the Business Continuity Institute (AMBCI)

• JRCA ISMS (ISO/IEC 27001) Provisional Auditor

• JRCA QMS (ISO 9001) Provisional Auditor

• JIPDEC PMS (JIS Q 15001) Provisional Auditor


• BCI Asia Awards - Continuity and Resilience Professional (Private Sector) 2018, 2017, and 2015

• BCI Asia Awards - Continuity and Resilience Provider (Service/Product) 2016


Hirokazu Kawamura

Hirokazu Kawamura (Consultant)


Hirokazu Kawamura is a consultant of business continuity management and auditor of information security management system (ISO/IEC 27001). He provides consulting services with his experience of various business at Kyoto city government.

Qualifications and Certifications:

• Bachelor of Laws - Kyoto University

• JRCA ISMS (ISO/IEC 27001) Provisional Auditor



Shigeki Honda

Shigeki Honda (Adviser)


Shigeki Honda has a wide range of knowledge and experience in the field of risk management. He specializes in an area of disaster risk reduction, business continuity management and resilience. He has been active in both teaching at several universities including Shinshu University and writing books on risk management.

Qualifications and Certifications:

• Bachelor of Economics | Keio University

• Master of Business Administration | Keio University



Aya Tanaka

Aya Tanaka (Assistant)


Finance and administration, and miscellaneous tasks to support our consulting service.



Our company name and emblem

Our company name is made up of two words, "Minerva” the Roman goddness of wisdom, and ”veritas” which means truth in Latin. Our emblem expresses our image of protecting our clients with wisdom by placing Minerva on a shield, which is a symbol of protection. Veritas represents our corporate policy to respect truth at the consulting service for the clients.

Contact information

Please contact us via info@minerva-veritas.co.jp or call our offices below:

Head office Kawaramachi Naniwa Building 4F,
4-6-15, Kawaramachi,
Chuo-ku, Osaka,
541-0048, JAPAN
TEL +81-6-4706-3355
FAX +81-6-4706-3356
Tokyo office Saiwai Building 901,
1-3-1, Uchisaiwaicho,
Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo,
100-0011, JAPAN
TEL +81-3-4405-1036
FAX +81-6-4706-3356

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