John is a seasoned HR Director, having worked at this level in engineering, pharma/medical technology and water treatment. His roles have been strategic, operational and corporate, and he’s led international, EMEA and Middle East functions. John has led strategic restructuring, M&A programmes, reviewed corporate processes and led projects including leadership development, innovation and HRIS. He has played a key role in leadership teams, valued as a strategic sounding board as well as leader of commercially astute HR functions.
John brings into consultancy a pragmatic approach: he’s learned how to provide evidence for the value of HR interventions. He’s established true business partnering relationships, and been recognised for his commercial approach. This solid background qualifies him to tackle any strategic or operational challenge faced by businesses and HR.
Because of the depth of his experience and intellect, John inspires trust and respect. He listens calmly and challenges wisely, enabling clients to think through what they want to do and how to achieve it.