John’s mission is to help people and organizations transform how they think, act and interact in order to deal with the impact of accelerating change. An Australian native, he brings an international focus to our work. He has over 40 years of experience in strategic planning, community consultation, futures forecasting, organizational transformation, politics, infrastructure and new business development on multiple continents.
John also has a passion for helping communities work well together create new knowledge and well-being. He has a deep interest in education, helping teachers help children learn to design and facilitate their own learning activities; and in libraries, to help them become change agents in their communities. He is the creator Zing, a collaboration platform that M&B uses widely in its activities.
John is a digital nomad, who mostly resides in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Wollongong in educational psychology and an MBA from Southern Cross University.