“Our goal is to strengthen business ties between the UK and Japan, promote and support the business interests of all our members.”

Background

Established in 1948, the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan (BCCJ, 在日英国商業会議所) is an exceptionally active and ever-expanding not-for-profit private membership organisation serving over 970 high-calibre members representing over 220 companies, via nine communications channels.

Open to members of all nationalities, we offer high-value events, productive networking and promotional opportunities, valuable information services, and access to influential institutions and individuals.

President & Executive Committee

Introducing our Executive Committee (Excom) for BCCJ year 2019-2020, elected at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 24 2019.

David Bickle

BCCJ President

David is currently serving his sixth term as BCCJ President, and is a Tax Partner at Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax Co. with 15 years of experience as a tax professional. He previously worked for Kobe Steel, has represented Japan in international rugby competitions and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

Lori Surname

Title

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 Olympics and Paralympics and the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Sam Surname

Title

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.

David Bickle

BCCJ President

David is currently serving his sixth term as BCCJ President, and is a Tax Partner at Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax Co. He previously worked for Kobe Steel, and has represented Japan in international rugby competitions.

Lori Surname

Title

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 Olympics and Paralympics and the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Sam Surname

Title

Sam is responsible for membership, media and marketing at the BCCJ, delivering up-to-date communications across 8 digital channels and 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 specialises in SEO, Content Strategy, Video Production and is passionate about challenging modern best practices!

David Bickle

BCCJ President

David is currently serving his sixth term as BCCJ President, and is a Tax Partner at Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax Co. He previously worked for Kobe Steel, and has represented Japan in international rugby competitions.

Lori Surname

Title

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 Olympics and Paralympics and the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Sam Surname

Title

Sam is responsible for membership, media and marketing at the BCCJ, delivering up-to-date communications across 8 digital channels and 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 specialises in SEO, Content Strategy, Video Production and is passionate about challenging modern best practices!

Our Partners

The BCCJ works alongside a number of trusted partners in both the public and private sector to support the delivery of its mission

The British Embassy
The British Council
The European Business Council
Department for International Trade and Export to Japan

Contact Us

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Send us an enquiry, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Alternatively, you can call us during business hours on:

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