John is Head of Learning & Development at PAR Automotive, an award-winning commercial training organisation with an impeccable track record for providing motivational, interactive behavioural learning. He is also a Non-Executive Director at IMI Awards, the leading awarding body for the retail motor industry and Lead Commercial Training Consultant for Bosch Automotive Service Solutions.
He is a highly respected training professional with the capability to guide and innovate - inspiring everyone he works with. With over three decades of automotive experience and an exceptional business development and training career including AON - Employee of the year in 1996 and PAR - at the forefront of developing higher standards for industry professionals since 1999, he has extensive experience of creating and delivering high impact, professional training programmes and qualifications.
John has successfully trained thousands of people across seventeen countries throughout Europe, The Middle East and Africa. He has designed and delivered programmes for some of the world’s biggest corporations and works with several motor manufacturers, retail dealers and groups, including many of the AM100.
In 2008 Prince Michael of Kent presented him with the highly commended ‘Outstanding Achievers Award’ and in 2010 his automotive work was recognised by the National Training Awards, the UK’s most prestigious award for training and development. Today, John’s training is at the forefront of personal and business change achievement.
Qualified to Masters level, he is an Advanced Automotive Trainer Professional (AdATP), a professionally recognised automotive sales and customer satisfaction Assessor and Internal Verifier, a licensed business practitioner of Neuro Linguistic Programming, a Fellow of the Institute of the Motor Industry and Fellow of the Institute of Leadership and Management.