John is a business engineer (C.Eng, BSc, MA) with broad sector experience and skills gained over 30 years. Early work as an Industrial Engineer and consultant provided an opportunity to travel widely and build management skills. In the 1990’s he built and led sales and consulting teams delivering enterprise IT solutions. This experience provided the platform to become a CEO of a small family owned software business in 2004. He led an empowered team that transitioned the business through a period of strong growth, significantly increasing profits, customer satisfaction and staff engagement. He transition out of the business in 2014 and in 2015 established Better Managers.
John actively supports NSW Business Chamber activities and enjoys helping owners and CEO’s discover better ways to run their business. He chairs a CEO group in Sydney and is currently undertaking a PhD on Action Learning networks working with business owners on the NSW mid north coast.