John joined JBWere Philanthropic Services on its establishment in 2001 after 15 years as a financial analyst with JBWere covering resource strategy and manager of the Resource Research group within the firm’s top-ranking strategy team.
He produces widely read reports on Australian Giving Trends and on the Private Ancillary Fund and charitable trust sector. He co-authored the “Impact – Australia” report in 2013 highlighting the current practice and growth potential for Impact Investing and authored “The Cause Report” on the evolution of the Not-For-Profit sector in Australia over the last 20 years, and examined the implications for its future direction.
Most recently, John authored “The New Zealand Cause Report” providing a detailed analysis of the trends and direction for the not for the profit and charity sector. John also presents at a range of conferences and workshops on issues related to philanthropy as well as the governance of charitable trusts and measurement of social return and trends in the charity sector. He also sits on the Board of a number of charities including on the Council of Philanthropy Australia.