John Hancock has professional and practical experience over 45 years in Asia in the legal and commercial field. He practiced law in a wide range of areas (primarily corporate investment and M&A) and local, regional, and global law firm development, legal advice, management and marketing over 35 years (25 as a Principal of the leading global law firm of Baker McKenzie). He also undertakes active roles as an independent public company director and other board, committee and advisory roles with various corporate, government, trade and educational institutions. The sum total of these experiences have created exposure to a wide variety of industries and businesses and their operations in Asia Pacific.
In his capacity as Chairman, he provides business and related consulting services, but does not provide tax or legal advice.
John is a Member of the Order of Australia (AM), awarded by the Australian Government in January 2016.