JohnMeech

JohnMeech

At a glance

Skills

  • Financial management
  • Business development
  • Market research
  • Marketing strategy
  • General management
  • Project management
  • Business advice / analysis
  • Change management
  • Strategic development and planning

Where

Based in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at home, or mainly at the office.

Time

Mostly during office hours

Available 2-3 days per week and some evenings.

Causes

  • Campaigning
  • Community safety / victim support / domestic violence
  • Counselling / advice
  • Environment
  • Financial inclusion
  • Human rights
  • Local / community
  • Voluntary sector support

Type of role

Ongoing role, Trustee/Governor

About me

Recently retired highly experienced marketing and product manager working at senior level in international and blue chip organisations. My expertise has been in health sciences including strategic planning, managing product application areas globally and at a pan-European level introducing new products, researching markets, estimating and measuring return on investment and deriving strategy from analysis. Particular expertise is in providing leadership, execution of strategy through project appraisal/selection project management and facilitating team work.

I am a business advisor for Young Enterprise Ltd. and act as a STEM Ambassador to offer my time and enthusiasm to help bring STEM subjects to life and demonstrate the value of them in life and careers.

For a number of years I have been active in the local community participating in and leading the local residents association and ex- Round Tablers Association as well as involvement at various times as secretary and treasurer of these bodies. 

What am I looking for

My preference is to work in a sector that involves either health or safety, I have a leaning towards supporting caring professions and science, particularly interest in the chemical sciences and improving public knowledge of science.