John’s employment began with secondary school teaching in the government and private sector in Victoria.
This was followed by 20 years in publishing, book & magazine retailing with roles in publishing, marketing, general management.
For the past 15 years John has been employed by the Uniting Church (UCA) as Executive Director Board of Education and then Director Schools Ministry and sits on the boards of 7 of the UCA Schools.
Involvement in community organising (Sydney Alliance) and Affinity Advisory Board parallel his interest in education.
John has taken the Affinity sponsored trip to Turkey in 2007 and was honoured by Affinity for his work in supporting UCA school chaplains and then school students to experience the Affinity tours.