Ian Brazier - Trade Commissioner and Consul-General


Ian has served as Consul-General and Trade Commissioner in Fukuoka since December 2016. He and his team cover all seven Japanese prefectures on the island of Kyushu together with Yamaguchi and Okinawa. Prior to his current role that he was Consul and Trade Commissioner in Sapporo. Ian has also had official postings as Consul and Trade Commissioner, Nagoya and to the Australian Embassy, Tokyo.

Ian has lived and worked in Japan for close to twenty years in a various roles in both private industry and in senior Australian government positions. Ian is a long-time specialist in business, marketing and commercial strategy in Japan.

Ian is a graduate of the University of Queensland where he earned both his BA (Japanese language) and his MBA (Finance). Ian also studied at both Sophia University and Komazawa University in Tokyo.