John is a leader in his field with over 30 years experience in learning and development, and occupational Health and Safety system design and implementation.
John established Your Safety Partners Pty Ltd in 2009, after 10 years at BP Australia as the Learning and Development Director for New Zealand and South West Pacific. At BP his focus was reducing risk through improving people capability and was responsible for a team of 40. He received global awards for his efforts during this time for reducing cost, improving capability and reducing safety incidents.
John’s now leads a team of safety professional and has assisted many large companies over the past 15 years. He has a proven track record for improving safety outcomes through human engagement and practical safety design.
John has also lead the way in compliance training tracking with the development of a proprietary state-of-the-art Learning Management System (learnTracTM) and contractor management system (conTracTM) that is now being used by global companies to track all their health, safety and environment learning across multiple countries for 1000’s of workers.
John holds a Masters’ Degree in Educational Policy, and has received various awards for innovative learning and people engagement solutions including:
- 2009 national finalist e-learning awards Australian Institute of Training and Development for BP 3D Risk Management course
- Australian Federal Government – Jobs and Careers Award for Indigenous Employment initiatives with BP 2007
- BP Australiasian Progressive Award “Many Faces One BP” 2006
- BP Australiasian Innovative Award “Site Training” 2003
John is a qualified Lead Auditor against AS/NZ 4801 and has been a regular contributor the National Franchise Magazine of Australia and has written a number of articles. He has presented at the National Safety in Action conference on multiple occasions, to show case his results. In 2014, along with one his clients (AMP Capital), John show cased a project which led to an 80% reduction in pedestrian traffic in loading docks.