Principal - Grant Thornton Consulting
Technology Advisory

John’s expertise is in business strategy, planning and execution, business transformation, structural re-alignment, organisational change, and business systems design and development. John’s philosophy with people is that to create high performing collaborative teams requires clear vision and purpose and consistent leadership.

As CEO of St Vincent de Paul Society NSW John led the modernisation of the organisation driving the transformation from a distributed local charity to an enterprise corporate structure and supporting business and reporting systems. He managed the strategic move out of aged care and oversaw the sale of the 900 bed aged care business to Catholic Health. He subsequently led the Society to refocus on its 37 homeless services and its registration as a community housing provider.

John has been particularly successful in re-aligning and restructuring organisations in response to changing strategic direction and priority. His unique combination of commercial and NFP experience in retail, wholesale, importing, financial services and the community sector qualifies John to offer high quality strategic and tactical guidance as well as business systems expertise and solutions advice.

John’s specialty includes:

  • organisational leadership
  • business transformation
  • organisational change
  • business process realignment
  • systems integration

Case study: Unisson Disability

Using data analytics to drive operational decision-making

Unisson Disability has been at the forefront of providing support to those with a disability and their families since 1924. In 2018, Unisson Disability was supporting almost 700 clients and employed over 600 people across a range of services including support to live out of home, drop in support, vacation care for young people, a community access program, and support to find and keep a job. Click through to read more. 

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Qualifications
  • Advisory Council Member – Centre for Social Impact