Advisory Committee


The Advisory Committee includes experts with a deep understanding of disaster prevention and mitigation, disaster resilience, and crisis management. Their advice and proposals on DBJ’s business circumstances, its social contributions and related issues are provided from a broad perspective and are key to realizing the product concepts incorporated in DBJ’s BCM Rated Loan Program. Their opinions make the DBJ mission clearer and more specific while facilitating the program’s implementation at the practical level.

Outside members

Name Principal position

Masatoshi Urashima

Member of the Executive Committee, Council on Competitiveness-Nippon (COCN)

Setsuko Saya

Director, International Cooperation Division
Disaster Management Bureau, Cabinet Office

Satoru Nishikawa

Professor, Disaster Mitigation Research Center, Nagoya University; Director, Institute of Social Safety Science

Kimiro Meguro

Director and Professor, International Center for Urban Safety Engineering, Institute of Industrial Science, The University of Tokyo; President, Institute of Social Safety Science

Kenji Watanabe

Professor, Graduate School of Engineering, Nagoya Institute of Technology; Chairman,
Specialist Committee on Critical Infrastructure, Cybersecurity Strategy Headquarters, Cabinet Office

(As of June 22, 2018)

FY 2018 agenda (excerpt)

  • Outline of DBJ BCM rating; FY 2017 results
  • Examples of the use of BCM ratings; public awareness initiatives
  • Potential for future developments in BCM rating
  • FY 2018 screening sheet amendments