John has worked continually in the Sydney Advertising industry for over 40 years, 30 of those running a full-service Advertising Agency across a broad spectrum of blue-chip Clients.
John has over the past decade been actively involved in Toastmasters where he has honed his extensive oral and written communication skills and reached the level of a Distinguished Toastmaster and District Leadership Trainer.
John is also a regular contestant in Speech Competitions achieving an enviable record of success through; Club, Area, Division and District Level Contests across Humour, Motivation, Evaluation and Extemporaneous Speaking.
Combining these skills, John brings a very potent level of experience to guide any organisation or individual in the art of effective communication across many fields.
John also serves in his local community as President of a Children's Charity (The Society for Providing Services for Neglected or Needy Children Inc) with responsibility for tenants working in children’s services working from the historic Ardill House in which the charity is based.
These activities have enhanced John’s experience providing an intimate understanding of how businesses and not-for-profit groups and organisations require effective oral communication and the presentation skills required to both lead, coach and train others in purposeful communication.