John became a Director of COX in 1983. He has extensive experience on a range of projects spanning planning and urban design, resorts, sports facilities, convention centres, health and education facilities.
Notably, John has worked across Ayers Rock Tourist Resort, Sydney Football Stadium, Sydney Exhibition Centre and Sydney Metro. These projects are amongst many others across Australia and overseas. He has been involved in over 30 award winning ventures – including a prestigious Sir Zelman Cowan Award and a Sulman Award.
John is a well-versed master planner, working on Pyrmont, Victoria Park, CUB Broadway, Royal North Shore Hospital, Macquarie University and Alex Avenue.
Later in his career, John became involved in major rail transport projects such Chatswood Transport Interchange, North West Metro, the North West Rail Link and Sydney Metro. John has also provided master plan advice for the Australian National Maritime Museum.
John is a board member and past president of the Australian Service Roundtable, was a board member of the Sydney Cove Redevelopment Authority and is a board member of the National Trust of Australia (NSW). He was a member of the Sydney Harbour Design Review Panel for 9 years.