Welcome New AJBCC Members!

Welcome New AJBCC Members!

The AJBCC is delighted to welcome our new members Ampol, Dragoman, H2U™️, Roy Hill and SMBC.  See all our members here.


Ampol manage Australia’s largest petrol and convenience network as well as refining, importing and marketing fuels and lubricants. They are backed by experience with a history spanning over 100 years, having grown to become the largest transport fuels company listed on the Australian Securities Exchange.

The AJBCC nominated representative is Brent Merrick, Executive General Manager, International and New Business.


Dragoman is an Australian headquartered international strategic and political risk advisory firm. Dragoman’s clients include mainly global companies across many industries including resources, energy, pharmaceuticals, advanced manufacturing, defence, finance, and technology. While Dragoman services cover much of the world, it specialises in Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

The AJBCC nominated representative is Michael Gill, Executive Counsellor & Director Asia.


The H2U™️ group of companies is an independently owned specialist build own and operate developer of green hydrogen and ammonia infrastructure projects, combining the lean and agile developer model with the long-term focus of an infrastructure operator.

The AJBCC nominated representative is Dr Attilio Pigneri, CEO and Founder H2U™️.

Roy Hill

Roy Hill is one of Australia’s largest single iron ore mines located in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. The world class mining operation integrates pit, rail and port functions to export more than 60 million tonnes of ore a year to international markets in Japan, Korea and China. Roy Hill employs thousands of people across its workforce and is an industry leader when it comes to the use of cutting-edge technologies and innovative thinking to improve efficiency, output and safety.

The AJBCC nominated representative is Gerhard Veldsman, Chief Executive Officer.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) is a leading global financial institution and a core member of Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMBC Group). SMBC is one of the largest Japanese banks by assets, with strong credit ratings across our global integrated network spanning over 39 countries and regions, 15 of which are here in Asia Pacific.

The AJBCC nominated representative is Koichiro Yui, Country Head and General Manager of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation (SMBC) Sydney Branch, Australia.