John is an experienced business coach, HR director and lawyer who coaches senior people and supports them in making the most of their career choices. His clients include board members, international and other corporate executives, and partners in accountancy and law firms.
Previously he led the International Directors Centre of a major transition consultancy. Prior to that he was Managing Director of European Study Group advising multinationals on European works councils and other employee consultation issues. He has also run his own HR consulting business.
John was HR Director at BASF for the UK then for the European chemicals businesses and latterly for the global pharmaceuticals business. Initially a solicitor in private practice, John switched into industry with Allied-Lyons before moving to BASF to establish and lead its UK legal service.
John is a graduate of the Meyler Campbell Business Coach Programme accredited by the Worldwide Association of Business Coaches and the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and has completed Mindfulness for Coaches with the Academy of Executive Coaching. He is a member of the Law Society and has an LLB Hons degree from Birmingham University.