John is a driven, enthusiastic and dynamic individual that started his successful career within both the Leisure and Retail sectors, becoming the youngest general manager of a market leading company by the time he was 24. His career continued at pace moving him through the ranks to operate at board level.
After many years in an operational role John became an international business consultant and for the last ten years has worked with a diverse mix of organisations ranging from large blue chip companies through to the public sector, dealing with large programmes through to 1:1 Executive Coaching.
He specialises in award winning pragmatic leadership, business improvement and change programmes. This draws upon his senior operational / commercial expertise within industry.
John is the founding director & owner of Solution Focused, Learning and Development Consultancy. Solution Focused (UK) Ltd works at a senior level across all sectors and has a proven record in enabling organisations to move forward in a results focused way, engaging their employees to deliver the return on investment and culture required.
In addition to John’s 23 years’ in business John is also academically qualified, holding a Post Graduate qualification in ‘Solution Focused Thinking, Leadership and Coaching’ and is a Visiting Lecturer at Lord Ashcroft Business School (Anglia Ruskin University)
A very proud moment in John’s life was being part of the team that received the ‘Queens Award for Voluntary Service’ at Buckingham Palace for the work carried out by all the volunteers at Stafford Town Charted Standard Community Football Club.