John helps leaders build capacity and accelerate leadership practice to achieve results, reducing failure to cope with ‘4.0’ environments characterised by complexity, change and problems (i.e. the fourth industrial revolution). He's a ‘hybrid’ combining two roles - Prof of Practice (academia) and Managing Partner (private sector). John has worked with leaders for the past 20 years across different sectors and parts of the world to help prepare/shift from pre-digital age skills '3.0' to digital age '4.0'.
He has learned almost everything about leadership, change and problem solving from five resources.
Accredited and Certified to Consult, Design, Deliver, Assess, Diagnose and Enable
& Business Educator
Sports Leadership/Management Development and Performance
John was a (US) state ranked athlete in three sports. Like most athletes in the USA he was introduced to physical and mental performance approaches in early development. He learned/developed approaches like mental focus, mental toughness and the 'Inner Game'. He later
co-delivered a project with Myles Downey to establish the 'Inner Game of Coaching' in the world of professional sports coaching (football,
rugby and tennis.
Competitive Sports Experience (USA)
Professor of Practice (Fellow HEA)
John is a Professor of Practice Management and works at the faculty executive level with the Dean and Associate Dean to deliver the business school’s Employability and Enterprise and practice-based strategy (UK/Europe/ Middle East). His multi-faceted role combines advisory, consultancy, development, design, and delivery on a broad range of projects, which include; Business School Impact System, Small Business Charter, Innovation Bridge, ICT Escalator, Innovation & Enterprise, Executive MBA UK/Oman (Part-Time), Executive Education, Help to Grow and guest lectures.
Corporate Leadership Performance and Development (Executive Coach EMCC Senior Practitioner )
His expertise in Executive Coaching for Performance (EMCC Senior Practitioner) was developed as a member of Faculty at The School of Coaching founded by Myles Downey, a pioneer in the executive and corporate performance coaching industry. As Faculty/Consultant/ Coach, he led Open Programmes and was responsible for consulting, designing and delivering leadership performance programmes in companies including; Sky, NFU Mutual, National Grid, British Gas, Freshfields, NHS East of England and Lloyds TSB.