Croker is Clermiston’s manufacturing, operations and technology specialist. A
number of John's successful projects have included process based
understanding of management systems and design of appropriate
measurements that drive performance improvement.
John also has expertise in strategic issues in technology based
organisations and his experience includes writing business and marketing
plans as well as setting up financial projections to assist in the future
planning of a venture.
John’s particular skills
are the solving of major organisational problems, and in strategy setting: reasoning from a high level corporate need through an organisational
structure right down to individual, aligned action plans and KPI's.
John’s most recent
corporate position was General Manager – Technology of Asia Pacific
Specialty Chemicals, based in Sydney. John led APS through a technology
sponsored growth phase and also oversaw significant gains in internal
process effectiveness through an organisation wide operational excellence
Prior to joining APS
John had worked for 13 years for Dow Corning in engineering management,
manufacturing and project management capacities. This included a number of
factory construction projects in Asia and Australia. John started his
career at CSR in manufacturing and process development management.
John has consulted for a
range of industries including manufacturers, project engineering
companies, telecommunications and computational software.
holds a Master of Management in Technology Management from Macquarie
Graduate School of Management, and degrees in Chemical Engineering and
Food Technology from the University of NSW.
John is involved with a number of other organisations, including Sydney
University's Warren Centre for Advanced Engineering.
John can be contacted on 02 9416 8865; mobile 0418 263 795.