Senior Consultant, Board Director


John pioneered major gift fundraising in Canada’s independent schools. His single-minded focus on major gift philanthropy and Board development has attracted significant resources to organizations. John has extensive international development experience, particularly in China.  He is a recipient of the prestigious CAISAP Heaman Award for his contributions to philanthropy in Canada.  John is a Past President of Vancouver Island AFP. He joined Global in 2016.

  • 30+ years of fundraising expertise with a focus on major gifts, Board development, annual giving and capital campaigns.
  • Primary focus: independent schools, healthcare, arts & culture, higher education.
  • Based on Vancouver Island, BC.
  • Bilingual: English and Welsh
  • Fun fact: John is a specialist orchid grower.