John is the General Manager, Education, for the Paul Ramsay Foundation, where he leads development and implementation of the giving strategy in education.
Before that, John was Associate Director, Education at Social Ventures Australia. In his time at SVA, John was part of the leadership team at Evidence for Learning, a social enterprise dedicated to brokering, translating and mobilising evidence in education. He also led the design and delivery of the 2014 and 2015 SVA Education Dialogues.
Prior to joining SVA, John was Director of Learning and Development at High Resolves, where he led curriculum design, recruitment and training of teachers, and measurement and evaluation.
John began his career as a high school English teacher and school leader in Tennessee and Sydney.
John is on the advisory boards of the Gonski Institute for Education and the UNSW Matraville Education Partnership. He holds a Master of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a Bachelor of Science (Highest Honors) from Vanderbilt University.