John Thompson was raised on the land in country Australia. In
1965 he graduated from Melbourne University in Agricultural
Science, and has since benefited from a diverse business career
in Australia and the United Kingdom. Following university he
worked with a multi-national organisation in several marketing
and management roles. Later he co-founded an advertising
agency, successfully sold the company, and became European
Managing Director for a global agency.

In 1990, whilst based in London, John set up his current
venture – a boutique strategy consultancy that specialises in
mobilising strategic initiatives and complex projects, mostly
involving international teams and different interest groups.
He has been married for 37 years, and has three adult children
and two grandchildren. He now resides in Melbourne and
enjoys a varied life of business, international affairs, Australian
Rules football, and fishing on the bay.