John is currently the Manager of Jobs Queensland Limited, a ParentsNext provider in Logan. He also provides consultancy services to industry in activating their corporate social responsibility agenda as well as growth opportunities for social enterprises. Both ultimately benefit disadvantaged, Indigenous and refugee people. He provides connection between industry and disadvantaged people mainly through networks with the Government funded providers.
He has four plus decades experience in the employment, training and education arena on both the provider and Department sides.
He believes that work is the primary path to economic independence, social inclusion and wellbeing.