The ANZCCJ is governed by an Executive Council, elected annually by members of the Chamber.  The Executive Council meets monthly for the dispatch of ordinary business and for carrying out the objectives of the Chamber. The 2016-2017 ANZCCJ Executive Council is represented by the members below. 

The Executive Council is the governing body of the ANZCCJ.  As a group, the Executive Council determines the Chamber’s policies and priorities and oversees its financial affairs.  The main roles and responsibilities of  Executive Council members include:

  • Being a senior representative for the ANZCCJ, its objectives and activities and seek to increase its membership base
  • Participating in monthly Executive Council meetings (usually from 8-9am in the third week of the month)
  • Actively participating in or chairing one or more ANZCCJ Committees and working groups to deal with specific issues or initiatives and act as a liaison between the Executive Council and that Committee/working group
  • Overseeing the proper management of the ANZCCJ's annual budget
  • Attending ANZCCJ events related to their Committee and joint  foreign chamber events whenever possible
  • Participating in strategic planning and stakeholder engagement   sessions
  • Acting as MC or moderator at events, particularly those related to the Committee with which the council member is affiliated
  • Overseeing the Secretariat’s management of the ANZCCJ’s operations

For further details on the Chamber’s operations and activities, contact ANZCCJ Executive Director, Judith Hanna.

Tel 03-6234-9350 | Fax 03-5545-9906 |  Judith.Hanna@anzccj.jp

Download 2017-2018_Executive Council list


Andrew Gauci
Lendlease Japan

Edward Cole
ANZCCJ Vice Chair
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer

Catherine O’Connell
ANZCCJ Vice Chair
Corporate Lawyer

Melanie Brock
ANZCCJ Chair Emeritus
Crown Resorts

Martin Spann
ANZCCJ Treasurer
Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Gerard Adams
ANZCCJ Executive Council
Kirin Company Ltd

Sally Townsend
ANZCCJ Executive Council

Kohei Tsushima
ANZCCJ Executive Council
Challenger Japan

Nobi Yamaji
ANZCCJ Executive Council
Rio Tinto Japan Ltd.

Grant Knuckey
ANZCCJ Executive Council
Australian New Zealand Banking Group Ltd

Tim Barnstable
ANZCCJ Executive Council
Murray Goulburn

Tracy Whiriskey
ANZCCJ Executive

Clovis Peryer
ANZCCJ Executive Council
Air New Zealand

Kazuya Kurano
ANZCCJ Executive Council
National Australia Bank

David Shirt
ANZCCJ Executive Council
Macquarie Group

Matthew Walker
ANZCCJ Executive Council
AIG Japan Holdings

Clare Walsh
ANZCCJ Executive Council
Australian Embassy

Brett Cooper
ANZCCJ Executive Council

Peter Kell
ANZCCJ Executive Council
New Zealand Embassy

Craig Pettigrew
ANZCCJ Executive Council
New Zealand Trade & Enterprise

Judith Hanna
ANZCCJ Secretariat
ANZCCJ Executive Director

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