John became an active member of FOBISIA (Federation of British International Schools in Asia) and was appointed as the first Chairman of the Federation. As a result of this, he has a wealth of knowledge of international schools in South and East Asia. In November 2013, he hosted a regional Leadership Conference for over 100 school leaders in Penang.
In August 2014 he has taken on a new leadership/consultancy position as Director of Development and Deputy Director of Panyathip International Group of Schools in Laos where he supports the development of five campuses – Panyathip International Early Years campus and Panyathip International Primary and Secondary as well as Nonsevanh Village Campuses in Vientiane and the newly opened Panyathip International Savannakhet School.
John is also now fully committed to utilising the wealth of his experience and knowledge in supporting the development of International Schools in the region. He is ambitious in taking full advantage of the huge network that he has acquired in supporting the creation of schools that will offer a teaching and learning environment that will bring out the best in the students and equip them with the skills and knowledge that will prepare them for the challenges of the future.