John is the Financial Controller for OPEC Systems. Joining OPEC in 2018, John has worked for large corporations in Australia and Internationally. Bringing with him an invaluable skill set John’s role at OPEC will include the implementation of new finance processes and IT systems to prepare for future business opportunities.
John graduated from the University of Western Australia with a double degree, Bachelor of Commerce and a Bachelor of Computer Science. He then went on to complete the Chartered Accountants Program with Ernst & Young in Perth being admitted to the Institute of Chartered Accountants in 2010. Whilst with Ernst & Young John worked as Senior Consultant in their Technology and Security Risk Services team.
In 2009, looking for a new experience and adventure he moved to Taiwan to teach English with the aim of learning Mandarin and gaining an appreciation of Chinese culture for future work opportunities. After two years teaching English and learning Chinese at different levels John moved to Beijing and joined Sino Gas & Energy Holding Limited. As Commercial Manager John was responsible for managing relationships with Australian suppliers and key joint venture contacts. He then joined SmartTrans Holdings Limited, an ASX listed company, as Group Financial Controller.