BA Hons, Postgrad Dip, MBA, GAICD, Fellow CPM, JP
After 25 years in the professional services and telecommunications industries, John moved into a portfolio career consisting of Board, Advisory and Lecturing roles. John is passionate about helping clients deliver first-class customer experience through highly engaged staff to achieve returns for all stakeholders. He is a recognised marketing, communications and business development adviser for professional services, corporate and government organisations. His experience covers segmentation, strategy and planning, brand positioning and reputation management, client engagement, key account management, major pursuits and internal stakeholder empowerment.
He has held senior leadership roles with Arup, URS, Telstra and British Telecom; where he built capability and nurtured marketing, communications and business development professionals – and through his collaborative style delivered significant outcomes for these organisations.
John teaches marketing at the University of Technology, Sydney. He is a board member of the Australian Marketing Institute and a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He holds an MBA from the University of Nottingham, post graduate diploma in business analysis from the University of Lancaster, and is a graduate from the Carnegie School of Physical education, Leeds Beckett university.
Outside of work John enjoys playing golf, travel, theatre and supporting his wife Cathy, companion animal rescueawards.com.au programme.