John’s professional career has spanned financial, operational and strategic management. He has held a number of management positions including President and CEO, and Business Owner. He is currently a partner with Strategic Advisory International where he is a trusted advisor to a wide range of clients from Fortune 500 corporations to smaller entrepreneurial and high tech organizations. Since 2003, John has also ‘co-conducted’ a second year MBA elective course, "Getting It Done", at the Rotman School of Management (University of Toronto) and additionally lectures in their Executive Programs. Over the years, John has been a volunteer with a number of non-profit organizations. He is currently Treasurer for the Ireland Canada Chamber of Commerce, Toronto; Treasurer of the European Chambers of Commerce in Toronto; a member of the Fund Raising Committee for the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Hamilton; and is an on-going contributor to the Peter F. Drucker Award for Effective Non-Profit Management. John received his Ph.D. from the Ivey School of Business, The University of Western Ontario, and his MBA from Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. He is a Fellow Member (FCA) of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland, and is a member (CMC) of the Canadian Association of Management Consultants. He is also a graduate of the ICD Corporate Governance College, Directors’ Education Program (ICD.D). John lives in Toronto.