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I am grateful that you are interested in working with me.  Here are some of the ways I may be able to help your business.

I offer Coaching and Consulting Services to both Businesses and Entrepreneurs around the following Six Topics – Well, what would you expect from the Six Minute Strategist?

  • Startups
  • Business Strategy
  • Online Marketing
  • Capital Raising
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Company Sales/Exits

You probably have some questions…lets see if I can address some of them.

What would I learn from you as a Coach or a Consultant?

The only reason I think you would come to me as a Coach or a Consultant is if you are committed to growing and developing as a business person and entrepreneur and if you are committed to learning from the knowledge and experience of others.

What Qualifications do you have?

Well apart from…

  • Masters Degree from Cambridge University
  • Graduate of the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (and former British Army Officer)
  • MBA with Distinction from Cass Business School in London
  • Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments

I have spent over 25 years advising Businesses and Entrepreneurs around the world, from multi-billion dollar Corporations (many of which you would recognise) to one man Startups.  We can discuss your particular needs in our discovery phone call and I will quickly and willingly disqualify myself if I believe I cannot help you.  Better than that, if that is the case, I will try to recommend someone who might be able to help you.  It will be a waste of both our time if I cannot add value.


How does this work?

We will meet by phone or Skype (Video), which ever we agree to do, weekly for a minimum of three months. Why that minimum?  Well, how can either of us work out if you are making progress if we stop after just one month.  These calls will last 30 minutes and in these we will work on the growth of your business, your business strategy and online marketing challenges and whatever else we agree upon.

We will work through your vision, short, medium and long term objectives, build goals that support those and then agree on action points for you to implement.  There will be work for you to do between meetings.

Outside of these calls you will be allow to send me a “reasonable” amount of direct emails back and forth out side of our meetings.  We will keep these brief, simple and on topic. I promise to let you know if I think you are skiing “off piste”!

This is One on One Coaching, Right?

Definitely, this programme is not designed for a group.  It is just for the two of us.

I run a Major Corporation, is this for me?

Certainly, I have advised multibillion dollar corporations during my career

I am a one-man Startup.  Can you help me?

Absolutely, I have worked with dozens of startups and understand your challenges

Is the Price different?


OK, I hope that is enough to get started.  If you are interested contact me by clicking on the button below and fill out the short form and we can set up a Discovery Call ASAP.

I look forward to working with you!



“John is an expert Networker when it comes to understanding your business and raising money. Few have his contacts and connections in the financial community. What’s more few have John’s resolve to deliver results that count. I can only recommend John. He’s a very likeable character.”

Thomas Power, Founder, Ecademy

“John comes across as a man of substance, honour, knowldge and expertise in his specialist field and anyone seeking his services can do so in the knowledge that he will be effective and his client’s interests well served. A thoroughly good man.”

Andrew Widgery, Social Media for Business

Both my students and I found the presentation extremely useful and well delivered. I will be asking John to deliver further talks at our new media school and would recommend my academic colleagues to do the same.

Jerry L. London School of Management and Accountancy

“I have met many Investment Bankers in my time, but very few that understand the power of the internet and social media.  Not just from a financing perspective, but from using social media personally.  It will take many years for Investment Bankers to catch up with the power of social media and how it can help with raising finance in a more open and transparent way – a real shift in thinking that many investment bankers will have to experience as social media gets more important in the world of finance.  I believe John is one of the few that does a great job of it. I often enjoy his YouTube videos and I believe many will look to John when they decide to make the shift to social media investment bankers.  Forward thinking indeed.”

Simon Dixon, CEO BankToTheFuture.com

“John is a first class investment banker with extensive contacts and expertise in technology and IT services. He helped me identify acquisition targets and in all aspects of the transaction helped pull the deal together, driving each part of the process, making sure all the information was at hand and making sure all the parties were both informed and on board. John was always there to help, advise and add value with insight and strategies to progress things. Unlike some bankers who stay on the fringes, John is there when you need him, working tirelessly to make sure the deal comes together, orchestrating the key players for maximum return. John has the highest integrity and I look forward working with him on the next transaction.”

Nick Ayton, Principal, Cedar Developments