Education: RMIT University - MBA, International Management Monash University - Business, Manufacturing Management RMIT University - Business, Marketing
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Current Position: Executive Leader I Mentor & Strategist I Board Member
Experience Description: * Director - SBI Pty Ltd (Jan 2004 – Present) SBI Pty Ltd works with organisations to improve their bottom line, performance, productivity and growth, by developing the leadership and management skills of key people. Communication skills, team development and sales skills. Customer Engagement and Managing Teams. SBI also provides e-learning solutions and multiple learning mediums. Values based leadership and ethical leadership rounds off the portfolio of SBI. * Senior Consultant - Managing Values Pty Ltd (Feb 2015 – Present) Managing Values is a national consultancy working in the areas of workplace values, business ethics, organisational performance and sustainability. Our core experience is in designing and facilitating leading edge business ethics and values learning programs, organisational codes of values, statements of business principles, values and governance protocols. * Mentor in Confidence - CEO Mentoring Pte Ltd (Jul 2016 – Present) * Consultant - Leadership Management Australia (Feb 2004 – Present) * Board Member - Prahran Mission (Jul 2015 – Present) * Global Strategy and Leadership Panel - CPA Australia (Mar 2014 – Present) Provide input and recommendations for content in the fields of strategy and leadership for PD modules for CPA Australia participants. * RMIT Business Plan Competition Judge - RMIT University (May 2009 – Present) RMIT BPC is a University wide initiative, which aims to foster entrepreneurial activities and build connections with the Melbourne business community by giving students the chance to create a winning business plan, and to develop ideas into new, innovative companies and ventures. The Competition offers students a rich “real world” learning experience through the judging process, Business Skills Workshops, mentoring program and networking opportunities, along with a pool of up to $100,000 in University and industry sponsored prizes. As a Judge and Mentor I provide the skills, contacts and insight to help a team with their Business Plan. The judging process gives students and team members an opportunity to learn from enthusiastic and dedicated entrepreneurs, technologists, and professionals who have been there and done that. It also provides the business community with a social forum to interact with the best and most promising student teams from RMIT, as well as a chance to meet other entrepreneurial leaders. * Monash University Alumni Mentoring Program - Monash University (Jun 2010 – Present) * School of Management Research Committee Member - RMIT University (Jun 2013 – Dec 2016) To provide strategic advice and recommendations in relation to research and support to the RMIT School of Management and increase and support industry engagement and connection for relevant and focussed research outcomes. * Councillor - City of Stonnuington (Nov 2012 – Oct 2016) Located in Melbourne's inner east, Stonnington covers an area of 25.62 square kilometres. Taking in the suburbs of Prahran, Windsor, South Yarra, Toorak, Armadale, Malvern, Malvern East, Glen Iris and Kooyong, Stonnington is home to approx 90,000 residents. Council is governed by nine elected Councillors with municipal elections held every four years. As a Councillor I represent the needs and wants of East Ward residents and work with Council to create a city of excellence, liveability, sustainability and financial strength. Member of Audit Committee, Economic Development, Arts and Tourism and Cycling Reference Groups. * Independent Director - Canoeing Victoria (Jun 2014 – Jul 2016) Canoeing Victoria represents the interests of its members, the public and the national body (Australian Canoeing). Canoeing Victoria consists of two administrative bodies. The Council and Executive Committee. Standing committees (disciplines of canoeing) are represented on the Executive committee. As a Independent Director I bring to the Board strong leadership skills, governance and a strong desire to assist the growth and strategic direction of the organisation. * President MBA Alumni - RMIT University (Nov 2011 – Nov 2013) To connect the RMIT Graduate School of Business and Law MBA alumnus with each other and the university.To promote the MBA Alumnus as brand ambassadors of the school and program. To enable the Alumnus to be a valuable source of feedback for the school and the college. *Rotary District 9800 (1995 – 2010) * Operations Manager - Holden Special Vehicles (1995 – 2000)
John is a passionate and well respected business professional who devotes his time across a variety of industries. His vision includes successfully guiding organisations to increase their productivity, performance and profit by developing the abilities of key people in leadership and management roles. He provides training & development solutions at all levels in the organisation from strategy to frontline.
His particular areas of interest are empowered leadership, workplace values, business ethics, organisational performance and sustainability.
John is renowned, not only for his authenticity but, for his effectiveness as a mentor, strategist and coach.
In addition to his association with a number of prominent Consulting firms, John also served as Councillor at the City of Stonnington in Melbourne and assisted with working towards creating a city of excellence, liveability, sustainability and financial strengths. He was is also a member of their Audit Committee, and Chairman of both the Economic Development , Arts & Tourism and Cycling Reference Groups.
John’s vast knowledge & expertise is further shared with organisations such as Canoeing Victoria as an Independent Director, Global Strategy and Leadership Panel at CPA Australia, RMIT University, Monash University & Rotary where John utilises his Vocation to improve the organisation and the community. He was also a member of the RMIT School of Management Research Committee. As a registered training organisation John has also been accredited as a Coach and Facilitator, and over the last 10 years he has successfully coached and mentored approximately 1500 individuals. He is currently involved with ENACTUS, an International organisation that connects university students, academic and business leaders through student led innovative ideas to create entrepreneurial- based projects that empower people to transform opportunities into real, sustainable progress for themselves and their communities.
- MBA, International Management, RMIT
- Business, Manufacturing Management, Monash University
- Business, Marketing, RMIT
- Australian Institute of Company Directors