John Spence Thomas
John is non executive Director and Chairman of the Gravelroad Group Board.
After 20 years international experience at Director level in the steel and engineering industry he moved to Australia and worked as a consultant to the Commonwealth Government responsible for the review and restructure of Australia’s Antarctic operations and for the Boral group assessing noncore operations following the takeover of BMG. He then set up his own engineering management business in Queensland. He sold this to New Zealand interests and joined Gibsons Consulting, becoming Managing Partner as this grew to be the largest Queensland based consulting group. He presided over the merger of Gibsons with the Citadel group, one of Australia’s fastest growing private companies. John has some 25 years of professional business consulting experience.