minimising risk...protecting reputation...maximising performance
CEO, Interchange Solutions Ltd
Advisory Board member of Christ Church Canterbury Business School
Advisory Board member of the Lipetsk Region (Russia) Investment Board
John is a corporate governance and integrity risk expert with significant cross cultural and senior international management experience at board, director and senior government levels. Interchange is a member of the BSI Associate Consultant Programme delivering anti-bribery training and implementation programmes.
Over a 21 year career with De La Rue, the world’s leading currency and security printer, John managed the international distribution and sales for currency, cash handling equipment and sold computerized finger print systems, to China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Oman, Jordan and, in Europe and South America.
He also won contracts for major security printing plants in Ukraine and Kazakhstan.
Whilst living in Bahrain, John worked closely with various governments and the GCC in Riyadh.
John established Interchange in 2006 - “turning risk into business value” - with a mission to help organisations of all sizes and sectors to improve their governance, engendering responsible leadership through mitigating corruption risk.
Interchange has worked in 62 countries and in 2013 completed a major corporate governance project for the Kazakh National Railways (KTZ).
John gave evidence on “adequate procedures” to the UK Parliament on the Bribery Act (2010), compiled the UK aerospace and defence industry Business Ethics Toolkit and is a committee member of the BSI G3/BS10500 and ISO 37001 anti-bribery standards.
Recently appointed as an anti-corruption advisor to the UK government and author of an international anti-bribery e-learning module
Speaks Arabic and a little Russian.