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President & Executive Committee
Introducing our Executive Committee (Excom) for BCCJ year 2020-2021.
Partner, Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax Co. (BCCJ President / BCCJ Diversity & Inclusion)
Director, University of Oxford Japan (BCCJ Vice-President / BCCJ Digi-tech Innovation)
Partner, KPMG (BCCJ Treasurer / BCCJ Digi-tech Innovation)
President & Chief Operating Officer, Lloyd’s Japan Inc. (BCCJ Responsible Business)
Individual Member (BCCJ Digi-tech Innovation)
Director, Global Perspectives K.K. (BCCJ Responsible Business)
President and Representative Director, Barclays Securities Japan Limited (BCCJ Responsible Business)
Representative Director, President, Croda Japan (BCCJ Diversity & Inclusion)
President and Representative Director, GlaxoSmithKline K.K (BCCJ Diversity & Inclusion)
VP Trade & FDI, Intralink KK (BCCJ Responsible Business)
Director, EY Japan (BCCJ Responsible Business)
Founder & Co-CEO, Yuzu Kyodai (BCCJ Diversity & Inclusion)
Partner, Clifford Chance Law Office (BCCJ Diversity & Inclusion)
Richard Thornley CBE
Individual member (BCCJ Digi-tech Innovation)
President, Rolls-Royce Japan Co., Ltd. (BCCJ Digi-tech Innovation)
Department for International Trade, British Embassy Tokyo (Ex officio)
British Council Director for Japan (Ex officio)
As Executive Director of the BCCJ, Lori Henderson is responsible for the leadership, general management, and communications strategy of the organisation.
She is an active advocate for Diversity and Inclusion, responsible business and talent pool development in Japan, with a particular view towards the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
Lori will be taking maternity leave from mid-February 2020.
Membership & Marketing
Sam is responsible for membership and marketing at the BCCJ, delivering up-to-date communications across 8 digital channels, working to serve members needs efficiently. A background in digital marketing has seen Sam deliver projects for a range of companies, from Japanese start-ups to high profile global clients such as Goldman Sachs and Guru Navi. Sam specializes in SEO, Content Strategy, Video Production.
Samata-san coordinates and oversees a variety of key Chamber operations, from ensuring all activities are carried out in an appropriate, legal and cost-effective way, to performing quality controls and supporting chamber member enquiries.
Sarah’s role as Associate Director includes implementing operational plans to achieve Chamber goals and objectives, as set by our Executive Committee (Excom); delivering a great member services programme; and managing all BCCJ events and activities.
As Senior Adviser to the BCCJ, Graham in association with Excom advises on the strategic direction of the Chamber, and monitors the overall performance of the team.
Previously, Graham headed the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Corporate Network executive programme in Japan, and served on the BCCJ Excom from 2010-2015, spending 4 years as Head of Events.
Noriko brings a wealth of experience in project management, event coordination and trade relations to the Chamber. She plays a central role in all aspects of our events programme, from populating our calendar, to planning the finer details that help make BCCJ events really stand out.
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