With over 30 years experience in Financial Services, John is Business Development Manager Africa since 2014 for ClaimVantage, the leading international provider of automated Life, Health and Absence claim management software. He is based in Johannesburg.
Prior to ClaimVantage, John worked as a management consultant, helping high potential Irish software start-ups to enter and do business in South Africa, mainly in the Financial Services sector.
Between 1996 and 2011 John was aFinance and Operations Executive for Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank, which included Financial Director responsibility for Group IT.
Previous career experience included four years as a Financial Director and Risk Manager in a global timber business, three years in a management consultancy, two years in an entrepreneurial financial services company and eight years with Arthur Andersen in South Africa andIreland.
John is a Chartered Accountant, qualified both in Ireland and South Africa, an Economics and SocialSciences graduate of Trinity College Dublin and has a Diploma in Management from Henley Management College, London.
John is a member of the SA Institute of Directors.
John and his wife Veronica have a son Shane and a daughter Orla. When not working, Johnen joys playing golf and doing community service work.
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