My Credentials


2018 - certified teacheR

Search Inside Yourself (SIY) was born at Google and designed by leading experts in mindfulness, neuroscience and emotional intelligence.

"SIYLI" works with many nonprofit, governmental and corporate organisations such as SAP, Microsoft, LinkedIn. 



The Bambeck-Master-Profile (BMP) is a new generation psychometric personality instrument.

The test identifies unique talents and range of emotional intelligence competencies plus measures untapped development potential. 

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The Business Model YOU methodology enables you to critically consider what value your career aspirations bring to the market.


2017 - CERTIFIED executive coach

John has developed a world class appraisal process to identify "blocks" preventing a person's growth.

He is a distinguished speaker, author and had the honour of coaching Steve Jobs in his final years. His intensive coaching process ensures real results as measured against Return on Investment.


2013 - associate member 

The Society of Trust & Estate Practitioners is an organisation providing education surrounding the complex legal, financial and social issues families face in relation to inheritance and succession planning


2001 - QUALIFIED, fellowship since 2014

Chartered Accountants Ireland (The Institute) is a membership body representing 26,000 influential members throughout the globe. The Institute is widely recognised as the leading educational authority in corporate strategy, audit, financial reporting and corporate governance


1998 - B.a. accounting & finance

Honours degree in corporate finance, accounting, economics, taxation and various business related topics. 


1997 - certified coach

I am a graduate of this program, having severely stuttered for 16 years. Certified in 1997, I have coached over 100 people. We work with people to overcome fear, anxiety and panic and train them to become strong and eloquent speakers.