John Shute

John brings over a decade of diverse professional experience spanning marketing, finance, engineering and consulting. He has Bachelors and Masters degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Bristol University in the UK, he is a chartered management accountant (ACMA) and studied Strategic Integrated Marketing at New York University. John’s consulting experience began working with Atkins Global, one of the worlds leading engineering and design consultancies. He has worked with Airbus on the double decker A380 super jumbo, GKN on helicopter transmissions and Bombardier on rail industry projects.

John has lived and worked in 4 continents, bringing a wealth of experience of people and cultures. He is an ex financial controller having managed the financial operations of a large clothing manufacturing business in South East Asia. He also worked in finance and leadership roles with the Avis Budget Group in various locations across the UK and Europe. John is a joint British and Australian citizen and has lived and worked in the education sector in New Zealand. Here he began a long and passionate interest in wine and subsequently worked in finance and commercial roles in the drinks industry for Constellation Brands. He is WSET wine qualified and continues to work as a wine trainer and consultant. John now uses his experience to manage and implement global marketing projects, with experience working with large organizations across North America and Asia. John spends his time equally between New York, London and Toronto.

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