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Our Company

Michael Ballantyne Consulting has been successfully meeting the Healthcare and Life Sciences needs of its corporate clients in Japan and Asia-Pacific for over 6 years. It has established a reputation for integrity and professionalism.

Michael Ballantyne Consulting is driven by a dedication to support the social and business drive to respond to the super ageing demographic in Japan.

We actively seek to partner with companies specializing in Medical Devices and Life Sciences with competitive technologies across all segments of healthcare to work with us toward a common goal of improving the lives of patients through the products we access, make available to end-users and for the benefits they provide for partners and patients.


Through our efforts we continuously strive to develop our business by targeting growth segments of Healthcare and at the same time provide answers and solutions for our Partners and Customers whilst offering real Return On Investment for our Clients .

Michael Ballantyne Consulting has consistently been the preferred partner in Japan for small, fast–growing and established global companies looking at finding a proven partner with capability and dedication. In a sentence

Underlying our business is a real freshness and uniqueness fit for this market.

Companies seeking a business symbiosis that is strategically clear, delivered as agreed and conducted with an honesty should contact us to discuss the Japan market and what we can do to make it a success for you.

Contact us for an example of a specific project or go to our services page for your preferred service outline.


Michael Ballantyne          

Founder and General Manager

Over 16 years Criminal Justice and Healthcare management experience. Educated in Social Sciences and Criminology, Michael has held management positions in sales, marketing and business development in public and private companies in the UK, Europe and Japan. He is a founding member and partner of two previous start-up companies specializing in healthcare consultancy and private placement.

Murata Masashi

Project Director


Over 25 years business management experience including private equity firm Kyros Partners, Murata is a Wharton educated sales and marketing executive with financial and business valuation skills.

Murata led the US and Asia expansion of Kawasumi Labs as the companies youngest Executive Director and Country Manager in Thailand.