Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee | Executive Committee
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Executive Committee

The AJBCC is controlled by an Executive Committee, members of which give their time voluntarily. It represents a cross section of companies and people with significant experience in Australia Japan trade and investment. The Executive Committee meets frequently and is responsible for formulating the organisation’s strategic direction and business community engagement.


Sir Rod Eddington AO

Chairman, Asia Pacific Advisory Council, JP Morgan

Vice Presidents

Ross Adler AC

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Amtrade International Pty Ltd

Ian Williams

Partner, Herbert Smith Freehills

Bob Seidler AM

Chairman, Hunter Phillip Japan Pty Ltd

Peter Coleman

Managing Director & CEO, Woodside Energy Ltd


Doug Bartley

Director, Pacific Title Pty Ltd.

Executive Members

Tim Lester

Partner, Hogan Lovells

Craig Keary

Director, Asia Pacific Region AMP Capital

Dr Stephanie Fahey

CEO, Australian Trade Commission (Austrade)

Arnoud Balhuizen

President Marketing and Supply, BHP Billiton

Grant Crothers

Chief Executive Officer, Burra Foods Pty Ltd

Peter Grey

Co-Chair Japan Business Group, Corrs Chambers Westgarth

Andrew Low

Chairman, CLSA Australia Limited

Chris Salisbury

Chief Executive - Iron Ore, Rio Tinto

Peter Cleary

Senior Consultant, Shinka Management

Prof. Veronica Taylor

Australian National University

Anthony Pratt

Executive Chairman, Visy

Andrew Parker

Partner, Deals and Asia Practice Leader, PwC Australia

Ex-Officio Members

Australia Japan Foundation

Represented by Murray McLean AO, Chair

Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Japan (ANZCCJ)

Represented by Andrew Gauci, Chair

AJBCC Future Leaders

Natalie McDowell, Senior Associate, Herbert Smith Freehills

Foundation for Australia-Japan Studies (FAJS)

Prof Jenny Corbett