John's extraordinary achievements and life philosophies have led John to being a highly sought after motivational speaker.

His story and message is about looking inside yourself, digging deep and never giving up, especially on yourself.

In business and in life, we all face obstacles and crossroads. While John's own story is an extreme account of setbacks and facing up to them, John's message is not about those obstacles, or how they got there, but about finding the inner strength to manage, even flourish, through what can seem insurmountable.

Corporations across the globe find John's wisdom and inspiration invaluable in achieving focus and delivering potential.

John's presentation is as inspiring as it is sobering and leaves an impact on many levels. John has managed to turn adversity in the extreme into greatness under the most dire circumstances, John's story can make significant impact to your workforce or personal life.

Presentation Topics

John is able to tailor his presentation to fit in with the themes and goals of your event. Rather than simply turn up on the day, John will work with you prior to your event to ensure the maximum impact on the day and leave a lasting impact on your attendees. 

John's presentation includes incredible footage from his remarkable career achievements, from which he has the ability to present on a number of themes including:


Choice, change and adaptability

Self Belief

See it, believe it, achieve it


Never give up


Building a team




Self, family, business, community


Connecting for a common goal


The pain won't last forever, but the memories will


Giving back


Remember where you're are from



  • Cisco

  • VM Ware

  • Hunt Consolidated

  • Sharp Corporation

  • Schneider Electric

  • Allianz

  • Bankwest

  • YPO

  • EMC

  • American Express

  • Dimension Data

  • Q2

  • BMC Software

  • Gatorade

  • Pepsico

  • Riverbed

  • Johnson and Johnson

  • Commonwealth Bank

  • Aviva Investors

  • Pfizer

  • Nike 

  • Hyundai

  • SAS

  • Westpac

  • Insurance Australia Group

  • BP Castrol

  • Lion Corporation

  • National Australia Bank

  • Intel Security

  • Hungry Jacks

  • Ray White

  • Swisse 

  • Lend Lease