John is one of the UK’s leading executive coaches and board advisers, having worked with CEOs and MDs in Europe, Asia, Australia and the US in recent years. He coaches leaders in organizations such as British Airways, the BBC, Kelloggs, the FSA, Jones Lang LaSalle and Telenor AS. In his corporate career, he served as International Managing Director at Logica PLC and later its Director of Coaching, the first such role in a FTSE100 organization.
In the 1990s, he was Consulting Director of Team121 Ltd, one of the fastest-growing private companies in the UK. He has an MSC in Information Systems, an MBA, and holds the International Coach Federations PCC qualification. In his work he draws upon a broad range of influences including his expertise in t’ai chi, his Christian faith, his passion for systems thinking and his extensive exposure to Olympic sports coaching.
John has recently commenced a doctorate at Aston Business School where his research is focusing upon the coaching and development of leaders to meet the changing demands of 21st century business stakeholders.