CEO and CTO
- Bachelor of Engineering, Fukui University, Fukui, Japan
- Master of Aerospace Engineering, Tohoku University, Miyagi, Japan
- Over 30 years of experience as laboratory,experiment and development assistant for Mr. Ogawa Senior.
- Support development of Next Generation Support Fighter at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for four years
- Development engineer for automobile parts at Aisin Seiki Co., Ltd. for seven years
- Participated in JAXA’s closed environment experiment
- Space policy commitee, Cabinet office, Government of Japan
Member, space transportation system working group (two terms)
Directors and Auditors
External DirectorShinichiro Onitsuka
ANA HOLDINGS INC.
Leader, Space Business Team, Business Promotion Department, Group Management Strategy Office
External DirectorKen Fukushima
Corporate Officer, Head of Corporate Planning Division
External AuditorTomohiko Yasuno
Representative, Yasuno Tomohiko Certified Public Accountants’ Office
(Formerly of Ernst & Young ShinNihon LLC)
Technical advisorGoro Masuya
Tohoku University Graduate School of Engineering
Former professor emeritus Supersonic combustion
technology Engine design
Overseas affairsEddie Kato
Over 30 years of experience in new business development and sales of satellite at Mitsubishi Electric, GE, Lockheed, Orbital Sciences, and Thales.
Technical AdviserNaotaka Shirabe
Graduated from the Mechanical Engineering Division
(Latter Doctoral Course) of the University Dr. of Engineering Experienced the Developments of Fuel Injection System and the Studies of Internal Combustion Engine Measurements in the Automotive Parts Supplier and its subsidiary Laboratory
CPO (Operations)Hitoshi Watanabe
Experienced in project management at IT industry
CFO (Finance)Hiromichi Fujimaki
Graduated from Waseda University School of Political Science
Engaged in global financial business at Toyota Financial Services and Nissan Motor, corporate revitalization and venture business development at an investment company
Engine DevelopmentBasi Harminder
Graduated from University of Surrey, aerospace engineering BEng (Hons)
Experienced in software and hardware integration for Rolls-Royce Trent 500 FADEC(Full Authority Digital Engine Control)
Engine DevelopmentTharun Raj
MSc Aerospace Engineering
Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Netherlands
Specialization in Propulsion and Power
Engine DevelopmentYoshihiro Ito
Master of Informatics, Kyoto University, Japan 15 years of Engineering experience (Controlling system) in Mazda / Honda 2 years of Project
management experience in MITAC
Engine DevelopmentHiroshi Kuroda
Seconded from Toyota Motor.
Graduated from Kyushu University mechanical engineering, MEng P.E.(Mech.)
Vehicle aerodynamics and wind noise performance development experience for more than 10 years.
UAS DevelopmentAnssi Kaakkomäki
Graduated from Finnish University
mechanical engineering, MEng
16 years of experience in piloting UAS, piloted target plane at Finnish Defence Forces
UAS DevelopmentDaichi Kumagai
Seconded from ANA
Over 10 years of aircraft maintenance experience for B787 and other passenger jets
UAS DevelopmentKazumasa Kamisori
Graduated from Tohoku University, aerospace engineering, MEng
Experienced in JSDF helicopter manufacturing and maintenance at Kawasaki Heavy Industries
UAS DevelopmentNicola Zedde
MSc Aerospace Engineering, University of Bologna
Structural Analysis Engineer
UAS DevelopmentMasahiro Taki
Graduated from Chubu University Faculty of Engineering
Engaged in heat / stiffness testing and quality control of automobiles
UAS DevelopmentTarek Dief
BSc and MSc degrees from Aerospace department, Cairo University.
PhD and post doctor from Kyushu University.
8 years experience in drones and airborne wind energy applications.
UAS DevelopmentCarl Trautman
BSc Mechanical Engineering, University of Alberta
Engaged in B787/B747 component production engineering and automotive repair for 5 years.
UAS DevelopmentSatoshi Otsuka
Airline Commercial Pilot (Japan, U.S.A.) Multiple-fire limited, instrument flight
certification and an air radio operator. A320 type rating also obtained.
UAS DevelopmentOuvrard Arthur
Master’s degree in Aerospace engineering from ESTACA in Paris,Materials engineering Politécnica Madrid
Experienced in Satellite and aeronautical structural design and testing.
UAS DevelopmentYukino Tanaka
Graduated from Kanazawa Institute of Technology Department of Aeronautics.
Engaged in structure analysis at MITAC.
UAS DevelopmentTetsuhiro Hayakawa
Graduated from Nagoya University, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
After working for a travel agency, engaged as a structure analysis engineer of vehicle and airplane.For last 4 years, worked as a customer support engineer of software for simulating fluid dynamics.
UAS DevelopmentAlan Scott
Chartered Aerospace Engineer with experience in stress analysis and system engineering. Working knowledge of a variety of aircraft (A320, A330, A350, A380, A320 & Spacejet). Experience of designing new aircraft components and maintaining old aircraft components.
UAS DevelopmentRobin Vermet
Aeronautical engineering diploma from IPSA, advanced master in aerospace and aeronautical structure from SUPAERO-ISAE.
Specialization in mechanical conception and FEM calculation.
UAS DevelopmentKyohei Murakami
Graduated from Nihon University, Department of Aerospace Engineering.
Graduated from Nagoya University, Department of Electrical Engineering by solar corona research using MHD.
UAS DevelopmentAmr Halawa
BSc & MSc in Aerospace Engineering, Cairo University.PhD & Postdoc in Aerospace Engineering & Wind Energy, Kyushu University.
10+ years of experience in Fluid Dynamics and Aeroelasticity in Aerospace & Renewable Energy applications.
Corporate PlanningEisuke Sugiura
Seconded from Hekinan City Office. Engaged in general affairs, taxation, industrial promotion of companies.
Corporate PlanningKenji Kunimatsu
Seconded from HIS
General travel business manager Engaged in travel sales, product planning, event management, etc.Representative of HIS Space Business Study Group
Spaceplane OperationsArisa Kuroda
Ochanomizu University Faculty of Science Graduated
Widely active as a talent, including TV (reporter, MC, etc.), radio, internet, stage.
Antares Inc. Representative Director
Spaceplane OperationsYukie Ishida
Have experience as a cabin crew at ANA group airline.
Engaged in cabin training development at MITAC.
Spaceplane OperationsTomoka Noguchi
Completed the Economics Program, Graduate School of Human and Social Sciences, Hiroshima University. Majored in empirical analysis.
Office ManagerMayo Irie
Over 15 years experience as SCM & CRM in manufacturing industry in Japan, Germany and Singapore.
Office ManagerYu Fujii
Graduated from Finnish University bioengineering MSc
Office ManagerJunichi Oi
Graduated from Nagoya University, metallurgy MEng
Experienced in steelmaking technology and production at Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd.
Former executive officer at Japanese-American metal casting company
Engineering SupportMasayoshi Kishimoto
After working as an automobile mechanic, he worked for a major automobile manufacturer for about 10 years in prototype and experimental evaluation development of car bodies and core parts. Most recently, he worked in production technology at a car body manufacturer.
First-class Aircraft Maintenance Engineer for Boeing, Airbus, and Embraer aircraft.Chief Instructor of JAL First-Class Aircraft Maintenance Engineer Training Facility Engaged as an ICA Compliance Expert and a Continued Airworthiness Engineer at Mitsubishi Aircraft