John has over 30 years' experience in the Australian manufacturing industry across a broad range of sectors. Combining a professional engineering background with post graduate business skills, consulting experience and plant management roles, John has a unique ability to work effectively with personnel at all levels in an organisation.
John has held senior management positions with leading Australian and international companies working to achieve world-class results. Being able to grasp technical issues and their financial impact on business performance, John assists organisations to understand current performance limitations and can provide guidance on how to achieve business excellence through strategic, action-oriented improvement activities — which achieve positive financial impact.
John adds value to organisations he works with by challenging employees and managers to use various forms of innovation ranging from process improvement through to new product and service development, and new business model creation.
The Entrepreneurs' Programme provides eligible SMEs with free expert advice and grant funding to improve business growth and competitiveness, solve R&D and technology needs and improve capability to participate in domestic and global supply chains.