John is a Strategic Advisor for Advisory.Works, with over 30 years experience in corporate and business ownership.
He works with a wide variety of businesses and is passionate about really making a difference with the clients he works with.
He believes that getting a clear take on the here and now, setting sound strategies, lifting the levels of engagement, productivity and helping understand the value and benefits of culture and cadence in the business has huge pay offs.
A big advocate of living a balanced life, he believes in getting out and spending time with family & friend. Water and enjoying New Zealand’s magnificent coast line has always played a big part in his life so John enjoys getting away on the boat, fishing, diving, surfing or paddle boarding. In the winter snow skiing takes up many of his weekends.
John’s strengths are in developing solid relationships built from mutual respect, joint experience and a desire to see a business perform to its maximum potential.
He has experience in the Travel Industry, Construction, Horticulture, Publishing, Retail, Behavioural Change, Incentive Marketing and Consulting sectors. During this experience he has worked for a total period of 10 years in the United States (based in Los Angeles and New York), UK, France and Australia before settling back to Auckland, NZ.
Over the years as a business owner, and prior to that as an employee, John’s held many positions from entry level fresh out of College/Uni working his way up to managerial roles in Operations, Sales and Marketing, General Management to CEO.
John has a very pragmatic approach to business. Getting the right people in the right seats and focused, setting goals, and developing systems for measurement and accountability are the keys he sees to developing a strong team. John’s easy to work with, has a hands on approach and is very goal orientated.