John began his career with the News Corporation Group in 1981, initially in a sales role with the daily newspaper and then over the next 30 years, John worked in various senior positions, including Advertising Manager of the Sunday Mail and General Manager of Messenger Newspapers. John also worked in New Zealand for 4 years with the APN Group initially as the Advertising Director of the New Zealand Herald and later as the General Manager of the Suburban Newspaper Group.
John then moved into the Real Estate Industry as Regional Development Manager for one franchise group and then became State Manager SA/NT for another Australasian Real Estate Franchise Group.
Before joining CCK Lawyers, John was General Manager of a publishing group that produced publications for the wine industry.
John has been involved with many Boards over the years, including SA Athletic League, SA Great and the Adelaide Rams Rugby League and was also a member of The Executive Connection (TEC13) for 7 years.