John Battersby

After resigning his commission in the British army in the mid-nineties he added a post graduate teaching diploma to his academic qualifications and spent several years travelling the world working as a freelance writer and occasionally as a teacher. He first came to Asia in 1997 as a journalist working for Upstream, one of the oil and gas industry’s leading publications. A life-long learner, he quit Upstream in 2000 to continue his studies while working as a freelance writer, corporate trainer and public speaker. Since then he has completed a BA in Organisational Leadership and a Masters in Educational Psychology. He is also a certified personal and business coach. John has worked with many companies in Singapore and Malaysia including, Global Net Solutions, McCann Erickson, Exxon Mobil, Premier, Wall Street Institute and Word Forward Singapore.