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Career Overview

As Global Consulting Manager, John brings around two decades of international mining and business experience to Whittle Consulting. Since joining Whittle Consulting in 2008, John now oversees our consulting services worldwide. John reviews Whittle Consulting methodology and techniques to ensure our ongoing service excellence. His mandate is to ensure that Whittle Consulting consistently maintains and exceeds in the delivery of our consulting services across all regions.

John is a technical advisor to our client base, a project manager on Australasian projects and also acts in a client liaison capacity on other global projects. On all projects, John assists our clients to understand how Whittle Consulting can find significant value that is locked within their projects and businesses. Ongoing software development is critical to his role of consulting delivery, and as such, John is a key contributor of feedback to the Whittle software development team.

John has worked as both an independent commercial consultant and in senior corporate roles in the resource, transport, infrastructure and renewable energy sectors. In particular, he has many years of experience in mining and minerals processing with BHP Billiton, BHP Coal and WMC Resources.

As an accountant and former member of the CPA, John provides financial modelling and auditing services, commercial advisory, project assessments, risk training and assessment, project management and business optimisation advice to our clients.

Career Highlights

  • Proudly helped many organisations to find significant value locked within their businesses.
  • Helped Whittle Consulting grow into a successful boutique management consulting business that helps resource companies maximise their potential.
  • Experienced EO practitioner, having undertaken over 50 Enterprise Optimisation studies and Strategic Assessments.


  • Bachelor of Business, Queensland University of Technology
  • Masters of Business Administration, (MBA), Curtin University
  • Certified Practising Accountant, (CPA)


  • Member of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy (MAusIMM)
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