John Balmforth

Executive Manager Business and Stakeholder Development

John Balmforth is the Executive Manager, Business and Stakeholder Development. John has over 20 years of senior management and leadership experience working with International companies including Zurich International, Coca-Cola Export Corporation, World Vision International and with National Australian companies including National Australia Bank, National Prescribing Service and NIB Health Funds to name a few.

John brings a wealth of knowledge and experience from working across sectors as diverse as Financial Services, Retail and Wholesale Markets, Fast Moving Consumer Goods, Not For Profits and both Federal and State Governments.

John also has extensive experience in large corporations, developing integrated social media strategies, utilising traditional and new channels using CRM platform systems, to deliver value-added customer-driven business programs to achieve profitable outcomes.

One of John’s specialities is to identify business imperatives, evaluate the various options, formulate strategies and lead businesses to implement strategic informed and operational imperatives by delivering robust end-to-end solutions.

Throughout his career, John has also worked on mission-critical programs and during these roles consistency demonstrated his knowledge and business expertise across these diversified business sectors.

As the Executive Manager, Business and Stakeholder Development, John’s primary objective is to lead the development of stakeholder relationships and engagement and develop growth plans for new business and revenues that support Thirrili’s organisational sustainability.