John has been a director and/or CEO of several publicly listed and private Australian companies. John is formerly the Chairman of the Federal Government’s Uranium Industry Framework Council, a member of the Federal Government’s Defence Procurement Board and Director of the DefenceSA Advisory Board.
John had extensive involvement with Woodside’s North West Shelf Offshore Gas and LNG Development from 1978 to 1984, and then participated in the RAN Collins Class Submarine Project tender as Project Director for the Australian-German owned AMEC proposal.
John was CEO of Transfield Defence Systems Pty Ltd from 1988 to 1996 and then Global Chief Executive of the recycling/packaging group, Visy Industries. John is currently Chairman of Regenerative Australian Farmers Pty Ltd and Birdon Ltd.