John has over 20 years’ business experience in the UAE, having established the award-winning and regionally recognised professional services Links Group.
Links Group successfully became part of the global professional services firm Equiom in 2016.
John is the Chairman of Jackson MSV, a firm that offers a distinctive eco-system for professional individuals, empowering them to operate self-sufficiently onshore in Dubai.
John is also the Chairman of the British Business Group (BBG), a not-for-profit business group open to UK registered companies and individuals with commercial interests in the region. The BBG works closely with the Department of Trade and Industry and enables its members to succeed in business by providing thought leadership, market intelligence and hosts an average of 60 events per year.
With such vast experience and current responsibilities, John is uniquely positioned and delighted to participate at this year’s IWES. John is also an advocate for dynamic working and realising the huge benefits of a balanced workforce.