Advisory Board

Advisory Board

AJRC Advisory Board Members


Kent Anderson (chair), Strategic Advisor to the Vice-Chancellor at the University of Newcastle and former Deputy Vice-Chancellor Community and Engagement, University of Western Australia.

Melanie Brock, CEO, Melanie Brock Advisory, board member of the Australia Japan Business Cooperation Committee and Chair Emeritus of the Australian & New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan. In 2022, Melanie was made a member of the Member of the Order of Australia, AM, and has been appointed to the Mitsubishi Estate board as a non-executive director.

Gordon de Brouwer, PSM, FIPAA, Professor of Economics, Australian National University, Board member of the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) and the Committee for the Economic Development of Australia (CEDA), Chair of the Australian National Committee of the Pacific Economic Cooperation Council (AusPECC), Senior Adviser with the Economics Program, Center for Strategic & International Studies, Washington, D.C.

Jenny McGregor, former (and founding) CEO of Asialink at The University of Melbourne and founding Executive Director of the Asia Education Foundation.

Bruce Miller AO, former ambassador to Japan, former Director-General of the Office of National Assessments, director TAL Dai-ichi Life Australia, advisor Dai-ichi Life Holdings of Japan. Bruce Miller is the current Chair of the Australia–Japan Foundation.

Natsuko Ogawa, Partner, Ashurst, leading the firm’s Japan practice in Australia.

Ian Williams, Senior Advisor, Herbert Smith Freehills and Vice President of the Australia Japan Business Co-operation Committee.

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