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About Us

We are all about building successful relationships, sustained initiatives and Impactful projects to build a better world. 


Incubated successfully by Burgeon Ventures LLC since its inception in Q4, 2014 the council growth and achievements over 2015 and 2016 demanded its own entity and license, which was awarded in 2017 and licensed by the Department Of Economic Development, Abu Dhabi. We operate a council for economic exchanges between the two countries and provide business services.


For us, initial success isn’t enough, sustenance, innovation, and growth which brings real long-term value and true success. At EJMC, we work harder every year to help our clients realize their goals, to bring them more value and to have a positive impact on society.


What makes us truly different at EJMC?, We forge genuine relationships, with sincere intentions and commitment. We are passionate about what we do, vehemently working at bridging the cultural gap, and building trust while expanding opportunities for our community; exchanging knowledge; igniting creativity and innovations; developing a better understanding and communication; towards delivering ripples of positive impact on society and the world we live in.

About Us

We Are A Business Council

With over 120 years of experience collectively in its founding members alone. Emirates Japan Marketing Council LLC (EJMC) is a Business Council (Community) providing an array of services such as Advisory, Representation, Business Administration, Business Development, Consultancy, Professional Services and more to its members. 

What We Do

The Council core existence serves both Japanese businesses interested in exploring opportunities within the United Arab Emirates as well as to support UAE business activities and interests within Japan.  Our team has practical commercial experience in operating in both jurisdictions for more than 20 years


Thus being in a position to guide and advise organizations on reciprocal partners, Government regulations and legislation, labor practices, investments and provide specific industry information.  As UAE is known for its oil and gas industry, so Japan is considered a leader in many fields to mention a few like technology, manufacturing, food processing, healthcare, and tourism, which are present areas for engagement between the two countries.


Learn more about our services and how to be selected to join our council members here.


What We Do

Fahad Al Absi

Chairman - UAE & President

In 2014 Fahad Al Absi established Emirates Japan Marketing Council based in Abu Dhabi and Tokyo, with his partner a renowned businessman Tosh Komamura, CEO of Komamura Corporation. Fahad has 26 years experience with a colorful history and achievements, worked in different governmental semi-government and private industries where he developed his career in Commercial, business development, strategy, value creation, and entrepreneurship, left his last job as a Chief Commercial Officer for an Abu Dhabi based International Manufacturer. Now focusing on EJMC, Successfully launched Da Next Big Thing Symposium in 2018 focused on Research, Innovative companies, and solutions from Japan, establishing stronger collaborations between the UAE and Japan industry. Successfully launched and concluded the first  Executive Management Program in partnership with The University Of Tokyo in 2017 - 2018, more evidence to the strength of EJMC community business model, which is built on teamwork, transparency, and trust.

Takeo Segawa

Chairman - JAPAN

Over a short span of only 18yrs, Takeo Segawa is currently serving as CEO of 2 corporations, with a diversified Consultancy portfolio for many more, and is a well-recognized Analyst in the fields of Investment, Asset Liability, Derivatives & Foreign Exchange.  Having worked in the Banking sector for a decade with highly reputable establishments, the Mizuho Bank and previously with Fuji Bank, when at the former before his departure, he held the position of Vice President, Director of Yen Asset Liability Management as well as earlier the Vice President of Proprietary Derivatives.  Segawa San brings a great deal of knowledge and wealth of experience in Economic and Political Development in Japan, New Technologies, International Trade, Product Sales Investment, research and development, and much more.

A valuable asset for EJMC and their Clients, whom we are proud to have onboard.



Zayed Al Absi

Chief Council Affairs

Tosh Komamura

Ex-Chairman & Co-Founder

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Ibrahim Al Obaidly
Tech & Smart Solutions Advisor
Innovation Floor - CEO
Dubai Office

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Dr. Zahid Al Sabti
Council Healthcare Investments Advisor
Magenta Investments

Founding Partner & CEO 

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Eisa Al Shamlan

Council Advisor

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Roland Gerges

Council Advisor

Offsets Specialist


Tharminder Singh

Council Advisor

Health Ambassador



Khaled Al Hashimi

Council Advisor



We are delighted to be Emirates Japan Marketing Council Network Affiliated Partners.


In ICLO, we provide legal services to foreign and local companies and businessmen in all sectors of business law in the Middle East. Our core practice areas include corporate & commercial law, arbitration, intellectual property, property and rental disputes, labor law, Islamic Banking & Finance.


ICLO team comprised of highly educated and experienced lawyers from both West and Middle East jurisdictions. English, Arabic, French and most other leading business languages are spoken by members of our team.


We have successfully advised, and continue to support, government, government-owned entities, local, regional and international companies and financial institutions along with both international and regional law firms. Our core strength is our people and the diversity of their experience and local knowledge.


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