John was awarded a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Canterbury with a double major in Accounting and Economics and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Data Processing from Massey University. John is a Chartered Accountant and a member of the Institute of Directors.
He has extensive chief financial officer experience as well as chief operating officer and general management experience, including HR, IT and legal responsibilities. John is familiar with manufacturing, finance, retail, wholesale, information technology and primary sectors, with extensive board level experience as a senior executive as well as holding board positions as a director and Board chair, public company reporting and representation.
Current and past directorships include Nelson Bays Primary Health, CRIS Limited, Coast Health Care Limited, Pacific Retail Group Limited, Southern Health and two Gough Gough and Hamer Group securitisation companies.
John currently acts as a professional director and financial advisor to various organisations including the Windflow Technology Group of Companies.