Introducting the new IJCC Director’s

During our Annual General Meting on May 18th, the IJCC membership elected 3 new Directors.

We welcome them to the Board and we're looking forward to working with them over the coming years.

Name: Lorcan Brophy

From: Dublin, Ireland

Current Position: Director and Head of PMO Controllership, Walmart Japan.


  • Educated Blackrock College, Dublin (2004)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (International) Degree from University College Dublin, Dublin (2008)
  • Member of Chartered Accountants Ireland
  • Professional focus in area of Accounting & Finance – Financial & Management Accounting,  Corporate Governance, Strategy and Project Management.

Name: Paul Gilsenan

From: Dublin, Ireland

Current Position: Property Leader, GE.


  • As a qualified and registered engineer (Engineers Ireland), Paul initially worked in the ICT manufacturing sector
  • Later gravitated towards infrastructure management, he has since held numerous positions in the agricultural, electronics manufacturing, financial services, and petrochemicals industries throughout the Asia/Pacific region.  
  • Has extensive commercial real estate experience across both the service provider and principle side of the business, giving him a unique perspective of the market and on business drivers.
  • Active member within the Irish community in Japan for years, most notably with the Japan Ireland Economic Association (JIEA) and as a member of the Emerald Ball organising committee. 
  • An active and avid cyclist (Mountain Biking) in his spare time away from the Family (3 kids)

Name: Rick Grehan

From: Belfast, Co Antrim, Ireland

Current Position: Founder of ImageMILL


  • Studied Batchelor of design at Dundee University, a marketing diploma at the IMM, Johannesburg and a masters in applied arts at University of Ulster
  • Over 20 years working in branding, advertising and film production.
  • Founded imageMILL in Tokyo 4 years ago. Creating branding, films and communications for some of the worlds largest brands, both domestic and international
  • Practice zen mediation and actively working to preserve Japanese traditional culture such as Kominkas.
  • A sustainable business and lifestyle activist, with a focus on helping business become more sustainable and ethical.



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