John has translated a successful career within blue-chip business into 20 of well-received academic teaching, development and research. A graduate of Cranfield University, where he successfully completed the Executive MBA programme, and of Manchester University, John also holds the Diploma in Marketing and the Common Professional Examination in Law. In addition, he holds the Diploma in Teaching in Higher Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.
Prior to entering Higher Education, John worked as a management consultant for leading multi-national PricewaterhouseCoopers. His international and national marketing roles included such blue-chip pharmaceutical organisations as GlaxoSmithKline and Merck, Sharp & Dohme. His FMCG experience included Kimberly Clark.
London Metropolitan students also benefit from his experience of having run his own entrepreneurial start-up consultancy, focused on strategy and marketing within professional services.