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.

squareTeru Clavel is a consultant, writer and researcher focusing on international education. She is certified in early childhood, educating for global competency and parent effectiveness.

squareDr Chie Okuda is TELL clinical director. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in the US and is bilingual in English and Japanese.

squareAnthony Drennan DMD graduated from Tufts University, Massachusetts, in 1997 and has a practice at the Tokyo Clinic Dental Office. Anthony’s patients are primarily expats and their children.

squareBrian Christian has been principal of the British School in Tokyo since August 2012. This is his third international headship after working in Singapore and Shanghai.

squareCraig Coutts is head of school at Yokohama International School. He is originally from New Zealand and was previously principal at United World College of Southeast Asia in Singapore.

Tanaka Feng ShuiMichiaki Tanaka is a feng shui consultant. He has been a representative of World of Feng Shui Japan since 2003 as Lillian Too’s business partner.

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.

squareDr Greg Story is president of Dale Carnegie Training Japan.

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.