John has a can do attitude to achieving in life.
He completed tertiary qualifications in Marketing and Business Management whilst working fulltime and also operating a business.
Although not a hairdresser, since 1994 he has operated up to 5 hairdressing franchise outlets, employing 90 team members. The business has been acknowledged with over 50 awards for excellence, including three times NSW/ACT Franchisee of the Year; and three times Australian Franchisee of the Year, by the Franchise Council of Australia and Just Cuts Franchising.
John was elected Director of the Franchise Council of Australia from 2000 – 2006, the longest serving elected franchisee in its history, and was a Government appointee to the Franchise regulatory body – the ACCC’s Franchise Consultative Committee.
John has presented at many Franchise Association Conferences both in Australia and overseas. In 2013 John was invited to participate in the International Franchise Conference in Las Vegas. In 2014 John was an educator at the Franchise Council Australian Conference, delivering a session on multi-unit franchising as part of the Certified Franchise Executive program (CFE).
From 2006 through to 2017 he has been a judge of the Australian Franchise Awards. The Franchise Council of Australia has formally recognised John for his Outstanding Contribution to Franchising.
John is also a partner in a Registered Training Organisation which provides recognised training from Apprenticeships through to Advanced Diploma level. John has written a Diploma in Franchising course which has been delivered to Franchisees and over 60 Franchisors throughout Australasia.
John has also had 16 years’ experience as a Business consultant specialising in Franchising, clients include small business and Franchise models throughout Australia, the USA and the Asia Pacific region. He has experience in developing business models and systems for new sector entrants; assisting existing franchises – system reviews, manuals, feasibility studies, training, International market entry and with recruitment of Franchisees.
John has assisted both the Singaporean and Thailand Franchise Associations in recent years by organising and facilitating visits to Australia, and he has delivered Franchise system training throughout Asia. In 2015 John achieved the Certified Franchise Executive (CFE) qualification from the International Franchise Association.
John is passionate and driven to see others do well and achieve their potential. These motivators, combined with his business experience, fuel a desire for the ongoing success in achieving client’s desired outcomes.
John believes that your future is in your hands – there are NO barriers to achieving your goals