John has 25 years experience, starting his career in consulting, completing contracts in Health as a sole trader, then with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Management Consulting in Hamilton before joining Saville and Holdsworth New Zealand in the Senior Management Team in Auckland, opening the Wellington and Christchurch offices.
He then had 10 years as a Senior Manager and at Airways Corporation of New Zealand, leading teams of professionals in the delivery of generalist HR as well as specialist services in Australia, Dubai, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Oman, Papua New Guinea, Saudi Arabia, Vanuatu, Venezuela, United States and the United Kingdom. He has been extensively involved in leadership development programmes for current and up and coming staff. He is passionate about leadership and its impact on engagement and in measuring consequences for the organisation, using technology to improve service delivery and in creating real change in organisations in line with strategic direction.
John has a Masters Degree and Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial and Organisational Psychology from the University of Canterbury and is a Chartered Organisational Psychologist. He is a Fellow of the New Zealand Psychological Society, and Member of the Institute of Directors, Institute of Organisational Psychology and NZ Positive Psychology Association.