Our representative, Toshihiko Yamamoto had worked in a general trading firm, having over two decades of practice in international business.
Having a long experience working with American company, he has gained plenty of knowledge in business management of intercultural environment.
Our specialty is in development of new business.
With the NLP and helpful coaching skill, we effectively build up communication with clients to support your business to succeed in Japanese market.
If you are planning to expand your business in Japan, please contact us.


  1. Business development in Japan for foreign entities
  2. Agency business
  3. Corporate M&A

Profile of Toshihiko Yamamoto,
Representative, Forward International Corporation

Birthplace:Kobe Hyogo Pref.Toshihiko Yamamoto
Education:BA Osaka Prefecture University School of Economics
MBA Bond University (Qld. Australia)
CBA10 Globis Management School
Graduate of the first class of Social Entrepreneur School
Qualification:NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) Master Practitioner
Language test:TOEIC 955 points (Very fluent)

Whilst in University, Toshihiko stayed in Australia and New Zealand for one year.
In 1987, he joined Nissho Iwai (presently Sojitz Ltd.), traded mainly in sugar, coffee and other food ingredients. At age 29, he was stationed in its UK office. For next five and a half years, he had the firsthand experience and hardship of global business through grain trading with major players of the market.
In 2000, he became an overseas business head of a Japanese major game software company.
In 2002, he moved to Sony Picture Entertainment, as a director of Planning & Management and later of Business Development. He then left the firm to establish own company called Forward International Corporation, becoming a representative to consult on overseas business expansion for Japanese entities and off shore market development for entertainment firms.
He is graduated from Osaka Prefecture University School of Economics, Bond University (Australia) MBA, NLP Master Practitioner and Business Coach. Please also take a look at his CV.