Lori Henderson MBE has been BCCJ executive director since February 2011.

David Bickle is a tax director with Deloitte Tohmatsu Tax Co. and is the president of the British Chamber of Commerce in Japan.

Simon Farrell, publisher, was ACCJ Journal editor-in-chief until September 2009. After graduating from the London School of Journalism in 1992, he worked as a reporter and editor in Dubai, Cape Town, Havana and Tokyo for the UK, Japanese, Arab and South African press.

Kathryn Wortley is deputy editor at Custom Media. She has an academic background in media and Japanese, and a portfolio of published work in the UK and Japan.

Ian de Stains OBE, a former BBC producer and presenter, has been based in Japan since 1976.
From 1987 to 2011, he was BCCJ executive director. Ian now focuses on writing, consulting and coaching and is the executive director of TELL. dest (at)

Julian Ryall is Tokyo correspondent for The Daily Telegraph.

Mark Schreiber is an author and translator who has been based in Tokyo since 1966. He was employed as a media analyst in market research before turning to freelance writing.

squareAntony Tran is a Tokyo-based photographer who specialises in events, commercial, portraits and street photography.
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squareTrevor Webster is area manager of de Vere Group Tokyo K.K.. He has worked in Tokyo for over 10 years specialising in retirement and estate planning for the international community.

squareDr Greg Story is president of Dale Carnegie Training Japan.

squareDr Florian Kohlbacher is associate professor in marketing in the International Business School Suzhou at Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University. He was previously head of the business and economics section at the German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo.

squareChristoph Schimkowsky is a graduate of political science and sociocultural anthropology from the University of Goettingen. He was research assistant at the German Institute for Japanese Studies Tokyo until February 2014.

squarePaul Dupuis is managing director of professional & client solutions at Randstad Japan K.K. He has 23 years experience of working in Asia and is a seasoned leader in recruitment.

squareMichael Maher King is a DPhil candidate at the University of Oxford. Having started the NPO Smile Kids Japan, Michael now carries out policy-focused research on children in out-of-home care in Japan.

squareGinko Kobayashi is a London-based journalist and author. She writes a digital and technology column in the Yomiuri Shimbun online and for Yahoo!News.

squareDr Nicola Yeboah is a British doctor who graduated from the University of London in 1999. She has a Japanese medical licence and is currently working in Tokyo as a general practitioner.

Paul Leonard is head of studio at Custom Media and designer of BCCJ ACUMEN. He has 27 years of experience in publishing and design.

squareKana Shimoyoshi is project coordinator at Custom Media. She compiles the events pages of BCCJ ACUMEN.

squarePhillip Morris is CTO of BT Japan and Head of Solution Engineering, AMEA. He specialises in cloud computing, big data analytics, high-performance computing and cyber-security architecture.