John has enjoyed a multi-disciplined career encompassing law, business development, marketing strategy, cross-cultural communication and client relationship management.
Prior to joining Apricot as a Consultant, John was based in Shanghai, China from 2010 – 2014, working for a Chinese law firm. He focussed on the firm’s engagement with foreign clients, largely Australian businesses in a wide variety of fields including education, manufacturing, and service based industries.
Whilst living in Shanghai John developed and delivered a curriculum – ‘Legal Risk Management of Doing Business in China’ for France Business School’s Masters students ‘Opportunities in Asia’ study abroad program and was also Treasurer of the Shanghai Cricket Club.
John is trained as a lawyer and has a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Laws degrees from Monash University in Australia. He will focus on Monash University and their Alumni Engagement activities in North America.