John became Executive Chairman of Equiom in the Middle East in August 2018. He is responsible for the strategic diversification of Equiom across the Middle East, as well as identifying and assessing potential new acquisitions and opportunities in the region.
John founded Links Group in 2002, which formed a strategic partnership with Equiom in September 2016. He was responsible for spearheading the growth of a partnership into the corporate structure that now exists in the UAE.
Having lived and worked in the UAE and Qatar for more than 20 years, John has a unique and unrivalled insight into the commercial opportunities in this rapidly developing region.
Previous senior management roles with multi-national organisations were preceded by an eight year period with the Metropolitan Police in London.