Purpose of the group

To promote relations between Scotland and Japan, which is third largest economy in world and one of largest investors in Scotland.  

Forthcoming meetings

Next meeting:



Annual Return/Report

Group Officers

Group Members

Non MSP Individuals

Doug Cook - secretary

David Birrell

Michael Graham

Thomas Heald 

Lesley-Anne Campbell 

Hisashi Kuboyama

Alan Johnston

Stuart Hamilton

Sue Beatt

Colin Loveday

Pyry Paulasaari

Takashi Taji

David Watt

Professor Ian Gow OBE MA Phd DUniv FRAS FRSA


Asia Scotland Institute 

Scottish Life Sciences Association 

University sector/ Japan Societies

Scottish Chambers of Commerce  

Entrepreneurial Scotland

The Whisky Ambassador Ltd

The Institute of Directors

Japan Society of Scotland

Orkney Japan Association

Kyowa Kirin

Get involved

Next meeting:


[email protected]



Dean Lockhart MSP

Scottish Parliament
Holyrood Road
EH99 1SP

0131 348 5995


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