He has held a number of senior UK, ASPAC Region and Global leaderships positions in KPMG over the last 20 years including:
- Elected member of the KPMG UK Board, which oversees the stewardship, accountability and leadership of the KPMG UK Firm providing clear sighted counsel on the strategic direction of KPMG and alignment to it’s Vision, Values, and Purpose
- Princess Trust – John sponsors and supports a number a number of initiatives with the Princess Trust, including a national volunteering programme which is focused on tackling regional inequality in the UK, support for the support the Terra Carta initiative and the development of green skills – the knowledge, abilities and values needed to create a sustainable society
- Disability Confident Business Leaders Group (BLG) – John is the recently appointed KPMG senior BLG representative, which works with government and senior business leaders to develop and implement policies focused on increasing the number of disabled people in work
- British Canoeing Advisory Group (IAG) – John is the Chair of the Inclusion Advisory Group which is accountable to the British Canoeing Board.
John is very experienced in leading rapid, complex change. He is a former senior leader within KPMG’s Global Centre of Excellence Mergers & Acquisitions team. To-date, he has led both the overall and technology aspects of some of the largest multi-billion-dollar client mergers, acquisitions, and divestments that KPMG has ever supported across multiple sectors and geographies.
Now John’s sole focus is on inspiring and driving rapid ESG related change for KPMG and its clients
Information System Exam Board (ISEB) Project Management Prince2
Pre-sign - Technology Due Diligence, negotiation and Transaction Agreements drafting support;
Pre-close - Technology planning and Day 1 execution;
Post-deal - Technology execution, transformation and value realisation
Environment, Social & Governance (ESG)
Diversity and social equality