Senior Lecturer (Scholarship)
John has an enthusiasm towards unlocking peoples’ potential. An experienced entrepreneur with 10 years overseas practice, John maintains a primary occupation as Director of EMBA Programmes at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. He is also Co-founder of Outlander Consulting, a training organisation that focuses on delivering character and leadership training in South-East Asia and an Associate Facilitator at Amplity Health, the UK’s largest provider of training solutions to global healthcare companies.
Between 2017-2020, John was a partner at Suzhou Nuowander, a China-based company that delivered communication and entrepreneurial training to students in partnership with local government and universities. Previous experiences include consulting for start-ups in Beijing between 2011-2015 and working as Sustainability Director in Hong Kong, during which time he supported the foundation of Fair Trade HK and growth of Mecilla Limited between 2010-2011.
John continues to proactively engage with business, regularly developing consulting and/or leadership development training programmes across 3 continents with well-known companies such as: ADM, AVIC, BMS, Bunge, Cargill, CRRC, Danieli, EATON, Essilor, Heller, IBM, Ispen, ITW, Johnson & Johnson, MAKA, Merck, Roche, Samsung, and Sodexo.