President & Executive Committee
Introducing our Executive Committee (Excom) for BCCJ year 2016-2017, elected at our Annual General Meeting (AGM) on April 27 2016.
David Bickle is currently serving his second 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.
University of Oxford Japan Office
Business Link Japan K.K.
Custom Media K.K.
Philippe Fauchet OBE
Lloyd's Japan Inc.
Michael Page International
Clifford Chance Law Office
Candlewick Co. Ltd.
Robert Walters Japan
Richard Thornley CBE
Ex officio Members
UK Trade and Investment, British Embassy Tokyo
British Council Japan
What does the Excom do?
The Excom meets once a month to discuss BCCJ business, and review the organisation's progress in promoting the interests of all members.
Read more about the role of the Excom HERE
Excom Taskforces (6)
As of May 2016, the following Excom taskforces have been in operation:
(Leader, in brackets)
- Membership (Iain Ferguson)
- Events (Alison Beale)
- 2020 Tokyo Olympics & Paralympics / 2019 Rugby World Cup
- British Business Awards - BBA (Simon Farrell)
Excom Roles (5)
Excom members are also taking responsibility for the following functional roles:
- Finance (James Dodds)
- Legal (Reiko Sakimura)
- EBC partnership (Jonty Brunner)
- British Embassy partnership (Chris Heffer)
- British Council partnership (Matt Burney)