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High-impact contributor with extensive experience in a range of disciplines including Finance, Risk Management, IT, HR, Strategy, Asset Management, Boardroom management and Business transformation, among others. Well respected professional with considerable expertise in running as well as advising businesses in private and public sectors. Currently performing in the role of financial and risk advisor to a number of organisations and an expert trainer for the Institute of Risk Management (UK) and the GCC Board Directors Institute (UAE) globally.

An out-of-the-box thinker with proven ability to devise wide-ranging solutions for resolving complex business issues including stakeholder disputes, risk management framework issues, financial restructuring etc.

Proven track record in creating a top-notch finance and risk management infrastructure that partners the organisation by providing decision support and reliable management information in a cost-effective and controlled environment.

John has worked in a broad range of industries including:
o Corporate Governance
o Finance for Non-Finance Executives
o Risk management including:
o Fundamentals of Risk Management (FoRM)
o Embedding Risk Management in organisations
o Practical Risk Appetite & Tolerance
o Long term Viability statements and assessment
o Key Risk Indicators
John is currently the Financial and Risk Advisor to a number of Public sector bodies in Ireland. An Accountant by profession, John has spent the last 14 years running and advising businesses in both the private and public sector. Prior to that John spent 23 years, in various Executive positions, with the RBS Group.
John has undertaken Risk assignments in the following Industries and locations:
• Local & municipal authorities
• Financial services
• Real Estate
• Oil, Gas, Wind & Power
• Government
• Agriculture
• Waste & Recycling
• Aviation
• Hospitality
• Europe (UK, Ireland, Romania, Russia, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany, Ukraine)
• Middle East (Oman, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain)
• Africa (Mauritius, Nigeria)
• Americas (Bermuda)
• Asia (Singapore, Hong Kong)

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