Strategic leader and company builder with 37 years Industry experience. 10 years with Schlumberger Wireline in international technical and operational leadership positions. Established Read Well Services in 1990, developing new seismic and cased hole technology, building the company internationally. VP of Transocean, a listed drilling and well services company, Partner and Director building the subsurface consultancy, HelixRDS with 5 years establishing business in S.E. Asia.
President of Baker Hughes reservoir group from 2009 and past President of Gaffney, Cline & Associates, one of the most respected advisory firms in the industry.
John has held a number of directorships, holds a BSc in Engineering Science and is a long term SPE, AIPN and IOD member.