2021-2022 BCCJ Executive Committee Elections – NOMINATE

Written by BCCJ
February 5, 2021


Written by BCCJ
February 5, 2021

Do you have the ambition and drive to steer one of Japan’s most active and influential business organisations, at an exceptionally exciting time for UK-Japan relations? Read on…

The nomination period for BCCJ 2021-2022 Executive Committee (Excom) and Presidential elections begins today, February 15, 2021.


What does this mean?

The BCCJ office will be accepting self-nominations from members who are interested in stepping up to become Excom representatives for Chamber year 2021-2022.


What makes a good Excom candidate?

We are looking for candidates who:

  • are interested in contributing to the future of UK-Japan relations
  • are working in a position of leadership for a British or Japanese company.

BCCJ aspires to be a diverse and inclusive organization.  Nominations are welcomed from all our members, regardless of gender or nationality.

What’s the timeline?

The timeline is as follows:

  • Feb 15 – Mar 29
    Excom nomination period: BCCJ office accepts completed 2021-2022 Excom nomination forms
  • Apr 05 – Apr 15
    Excom election period: BCCJ nominated representatives can vote for their preferred 2021-22 Executive Committee via an online poll, or by post/proxy
  • April 27
    BCCJ Annual General Meeting: 2021-2022 Excom to be announced

How do I nominate myself for an Excom role?

If you would like to nominate yourself for a BCCJ Executive Committee role and / or the role of BCCJ President, please complete a form we will be sharing on this page on 15 February.

Summary of Nomination Form
1. Your details
2. Your pledge to Excom and BCCJ members (including which taskforce you would like to join)
3. Your nominees (proposer and seconder)





– The Excom is run by a minimum of 12 and a maximum of 15 members.
– If the number of candidates for the Excom election is fifteen (15) or fewer, no election will be held.
– All Excom candidates must adhere to the same format in preparing campaign pledges (a maximum of 100 words, as specified on the nomination form). Beyond this, any campaigning or electioneering by candidates is not permitted. Any candidate found to be in breach of this requirement shall have his / her candidacy invalidated and be disqualified. For full details please refer to Clause 7 (b) (vi) of the BCCJ Constitution HERE


– Excom role, and current Excom members HERE
– What does the Excom do? HERE
– DGM 2020 a reminder HERE


– Excom role, and current Excom members HERE
– What does the Excom do? HERE
– DGM 2020 a reminder HERE