John Schol Principal
John provides strategic, facilitation, mentoring, tax advisory and governance services to the start-up, commercial, local government, retail, rural, and professional services sectors.
John holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA), is a Fellow Chartered Accountant, holds a Certificate of Public Practice with Chartered Accountants Australia New Zealand and is also a Chartered Member of the Institute of Directors.
John is both a Trans-Tasman and New Zealand Regional Councillor for Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand. He is a professional director at several large local government companies and chairs their audit and risk committee.
Other governance roles include a local social enterprise company as well as several other private organisations. In addition, he serves on the Southern Institute of Technology’s Business Consultative Group and on the Board of Trustees at St John’s Girls School.
“You only have to do two things to be successful – work out what you want to do, then go out and do it…”