John is an experienced commercial professional with extensive senior sales and marketing experience in both blue chip multinationals and smaller companies.
He has delivered training on negotiation, leadership and many other subjects to more than a dozen blue chip companies in the UK, Europe, the United States, and the Far East as well as building a successful consulting business with private sector clients in areas including sales training and coaching; new business, product, and customer development; and business turnaround.
He also works in the public and third sectors delivering behaviour change programmes for a range of clients including local authorities and health commissioners, and has also experience as a provider, successfully delivering the "Let's Get Moving" physical activity pathway in 2011 in Essex and again in Luton & Beds in 2013.
He is a non-executive director on a local NHS Trust, where he chairs the Performance & Finance Committee and is the senior independent director.
More recently he has become fascinated by the potential of simple businesses to alleviate poverty in the developing world and has spent some pro bono time in Rwanda, Uganda and Nigeria exploring this.