John retired as an Air Force Major General, in March 2020. He has extensive leadership experience and has been in top management in both the Norwegian Armed Forces and in public healthcare. He has an in-depth understanding of political and ministerial processes.
John has undertaken major restructuring changes in many of the entities he has been in charge of, resulting in substantial productivity increases, quality improvements and cost reductions. He has unique experience in and knowledge of human performance and limitations and their implications both at an individual and organisational/operational level.
He has many years of experience as a senior consultant in leadership and management team development and organizational changes. He has also been an executive coach for top-level management and leaders.
Email - [email protected]
Telephone - +4795747007
2016-2020: Major General - Norwegian Armed Forces/Defence University College, Oslo
2014-2016: Senior Business Partner, Keiron AS
2009-2014: Major General, Norwegian Armed Forces, Surgeon General/Chief of Medical Services
2007-2009: Division Director, Aker University Hospital HF, Oslo
2003-2007: Deputy Director General, Institute of Aviation Medicine, Norwegain Armed Forces, Oslo
2000-2003: Chief Physician/Head of Section, Stress Management Team, Norwegain Armed Forces, Oslo
1996-2000: Departmental Chief Physician, Head of Department/Psychiatry, Lovisenberg Diakonale Sykehus, Oslo
1989-1996: Different physician positions while becoming an approved specialist in Psychiatry and a designated Naval Flight Surgeon, Norway and USA
2014-2016: Specialization in Organizational & Leadership Development, IAP, Oslo
2006: The Norwegian Defence College (main course), Oslo
1996: Approved Specialist in Psychiatry
1994-1998: Education in Psychoanalytical Psychotherapy
1992: Designated Naval Flight Surgeon, Naval Aerospace Medical Institute, US Navy, Pensecola (Fl), USA
1989: Physician Authorization, Norwegain Directorate of Health
1981-1988: Doctor of Medicine (MD), University of Tübingen, Germany