Areas of expertise:
- Organisational change management
- Large scale waterfall and agile program delivery
- Core Banking and digital technologies
- Technology Leadership, Strategy, Delivery models
- Operational excellence
John is a highly experienced program delivery executive and currently regarded as one of the most talented people leaders in the Australian Financial Services and Information Technology industries. John has a wealth of experience in business and technology transformations, digitisation, system integrations and complex program delivery. He has consistently and repeatedly directed large scale, multi-million, multi-regional, multi-vendor, high complexity transformations for tier 1 and tier 2 financial institutions in the region.
What John Brings
John is a charismatic and inspiring leader. He has led teams of up to 700 project people and budgets of up to $350AU. John has consistently demonstrated great resilience and determination throughout his stellar career being one of few elite delivery people in financial services who has accomplished successful transformations in 3 of the largest 5 Banks in Australia. The trifecta as John calls it. John is held in the highest regard by his clients, peers, partners, employees and vendors for his work ethic, integrity and infectious passion for success. John is the founder and the current CEO of Liberty IT Consulting Group.
John has a consulting and software engineering background and brings close to 25 years of commercial experience from active involvement in domestic and international engagements.
Most notably, John was involved with the digitisation of Australia’s most prominent investment bank, the core banking modernisation of Australia’s largest consumer bank, the systems uplift of the largest non-bank mortgage provider (at the time) in Australia and the implementation of customer centricity and banking software replacement of the second largest consumer bank in Australia. Early on in his career John consulted on international assignments across Australia, Europe and the middle East.
“There is nothing that cannot be done. Only people who can and will do.”