John Blackman - Chairman

John joined Core Partners as Chairman in 2009. He has successfully built and run a niche consulting business, which has operated for over 20 years in a number of European countries. This became and remained a consulting partner of choice for many clients, delivering development initiatives in major international organizations.

John also brings a wealth of operational experience gained at senior levels in a number of major organizations. Beginning his career in avionics he has maintained close contacts with the aerospace industry.

Johnís abiding interest is the practical application of development especially in the discipline of Project and Program management. The development of 21st century tools and approaches to personal, team and organizational development has been key to his success.

John has lived and worked in several countries and speaks English, French and German.