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Client Stories

Here's a sample of clients I've worked with over recent years. You can learn more about me by connecting with me on LinkedIn.


TBL Services helps businesses make sense of and use the UN Global Goals to balance the Triple Bottom Line of People, Planet and Profit. They provide advisor services to clients across industry sectors. Their focus is on developing strategy and performance reporting. 

Colin Curtis, Founder and Strategy Director said;

"In a world full of buzzwords and jargon, John's ability to keep everything simple is wonderfully refreshing. He makes decisions easier by stripping away all the complexity that so often gets in the way, and uses his experience and knowledge to give sound advice. John is a superb mentor and, perhaps most importantly, is a great fun person to work with."

Ecovadis is a leader in sustainability rating and monitoring. Headquartered in Paris with offices and New York and Hong Kong, Ecovadis is used by global brands to measure and manage the sustainability performance of their supply chain partners. I have worked with Ecovadis as Interim Director of Alliances and Industry Solutions.

Jason Probst, Director of Strategic Alliances  said;

“I learned a great deal about a great many subjects from John in a very short time.  He would be a great addition to any team at any level - from the C suite to the front line.”

AuraQ is a software development business based in Malvern, Worcestershire. They develop software solutions for a range of industry sectors based on the Open Text Business Process Management (BPM) platform.

Mike Clarke Managing Director of AuraQ said;

“The work John has done has dramatically changed the way we operate. He has helped us to produce some excellent messages and collateral and we have a great story. From a sales perspective we are better than we have ever been!”

EPI International is a strategic business consultancy based is based in Worcester that helps clients improve business efficiency and reduce costs. EPI was formed by vastly experienced business improvement consultants with many years global experience working at IBM, BT, AT&T and Profit Focus Group.

Nick Close, Managing Director of EPI said;

“John is probably the most talented marketing professional I've worked with. He can rapidly assess complex details and where few words are required that's all he uses and he combines this with great design skills.”

ETL Solutions is a software business based at the Centre for Advanced Software Technologies in Bangor, North Wales. It solves complex data integration problems with its Transformation Manager (TM) platform for clients in the Automotive, Finance, Geoscience, Aerospace and Defence and Supply Chain sectors.

Chief Technology Officer Dr Tony Eastwood said;

“Honest, hard working, professional and inspirational. If you’ve got some hot technology, but are uncertain how to present it your potential clients, then John’s your man. He can both help you understand what you’ve really created, and then build up a persuasive value proposition for your market.”

One Bright Space develops solutions for interactive web mapping and GIS technologies. Clients include Brecon Beacons National Park, and South East England Development Agency.

Chris Foulston, Managing Director at OBS said;

“John has been a strategic consultant to us and has helped us deliver key sales and influenced me through the growth of the business. He quickly grasps new ideas and has a direct, no fuss approach which allows problems to be tackled and solved early on.”

Oxford Advanced Surfaces are specialists in advanced material technologies. They work with clients across industry sectors and their Onto™ technology is a unique way of modifying the surface of almost any material to promote adhesion.

Philip Spinks CEO of Oxford Advanced Surfaces said;

“John has been instrumental in helping the business restructure its sales, marketing and business development. We are now clearly targeted in our approach and the whole business has clarity of direction and sales strategy. He has a friendly and approachable style and isn’t afraid to tackle difficult or sensitive subjects.”

SmartData UK is a software company spun out from Aberystwyth University in Mid-Wales. They develop custom software applications for the Life Sciences, Agriculture and Rural sectors and have a high reputation for technical excellence and customer service.

Simon Hulse Founder & CEO of SmartData UK said;

“The guidance and training John delivered has totally transformed the way we work. And selling on-line has been a huge change for us because we can now reach clients around the world. Sales are going very well.”

 


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