日本任務小組由 NTT 公司的 Eikazu Niwano 擔任主席。 所有 GlobalPlatform 成員均有資格參加此小組。
日本任務小組是面向在日本存在商業利益的 GlobalPlatform 成員的論壇，用於收集和討論該地區特定市場部門的商業和功能要求。
Mr. Niwano currently serves as NTT Research Professor, Secure Platform Laboratories at NTT Corporation.
Since joining NTT, Mr. Niwano has undertaken research on distributed system architecture including smart cards at NTT laboratories. He was also the general manager of the Europe Office of the Information Sharing Laboratory Group, where he was involved in a number of European / international standardization activities.
He is additionally a NICSS (Next Generation IC Card System Study group) Fellow, sits on the Board of Directors and is the former Chair of the GlobalPlatform- NICSS Collaboration Expert Group, and serves as Chair of the SCP10 Task Force.
Mr. Niwano has served on the GlobalPlatform Board of Directors since 2005 and is the current Chair of the GlobalPlatform Japan Task Force.