B. App Sc (Comp Sci)

Background and Experience

John has over 15 years both creating and managing high performance teams in senior corporate roles. He has developed a great understanding of what is required to create high performing teams and cultures, and has a track record showing he can put this understanding into practise.

John has honed his skills across a diverse range of areas which are critical in leading people, including communication, change management and facilitation, and knowing how to lead and when to manage.

With a strong passion for people, John has experienced the challenge in balancing high pressure deliverables with people’s development needs and a high performing culture.

His passion for developing leaders and the value it can bring to both the individual and an organization, has led him to successfully create internal leadership forums, lead change management programs and implement people focused strategies, ultimately assisting people reach their full potential.

Career Highlights

  • Successfully implementing a leadership forum across 40 middle managers, designed to uplift people leadership and business understanding
  • Project managing a cultural change program, which successfully delivered an increase in peoples engagement and performance outcomes
  • Initiating and leading a people focused strategy across a large team to develop and uplift leadership and cultural awareness
  • Leading the development of a strategic business plan aimed at simplifying the environment and enhancing people development opportunities
  • Developing and implementing a customer satisfaction survey across geographically diverse teams, achieving significant improvement in stakeholder satisfaction over an 18 month period


  • People leadership including coaching and performance management
  • Facilitation of business planning, including visioning and objective setting
  • Establishing individual and team objectives to achieve personal and organizational goals
  • Building high performing teams
  • Change Management for cultural and business development
  • Individual coaching and mentoring

Accreditation and Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Computer Science - Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology
  • Certificate of Business Administration - Mt Eliza
  • The Universal Hierarchy of Motivation (UHM) Professional -  Accredited Coach through MarkTwo Consulting
  • Myers-Briggs Type indicator (MBTI) & Step II Expanded Interpretive Report - Professional accreditation through the Australian Psychologists Press
  • Unconscious Bias - Trained by Human Facets