Appointed 25 July 2013 for a three-year term until 24 July 2016
John is a company director, a writer and a publisher.
He is a non-executive director of QBE Insurance and WorleyParsons, sits on the Australian Government Takeovers Panel and the board of The Centre for Independent Studies. He has written three novels, and his latest, The Trusted, a cyber-thriller, was released in April 2013. His columns regularly appear in Business Spectator and Company Director. He is co-founder of book publisher Pantera Press, which was short-listed for the Australian Book Industry Awards’ Small Publisher of the Year 2013.
John holds a B.Juris/LL.B (UNSW) and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Senior Fellow and Life Member of Finsia.