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This profile was last updated on 11/19/14  and contains information from public web pages and contributions from the ZoomInfo community.

Mr. John A. Baikie

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Managing Director

Email: j***@***.au
Local Address: Seattle, Washington, United States
MPowering Pty Ltd
P.O. Box 1023
Wahroonga , New South Wales 2076
Australia

Company Description: MPowering is an executive development company located in Sydney, Australia that has been providing seminars on business and professional topics for over eight...   more
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Employment History

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Education

  • university degrees , commerce and economics
  • Advanced Management Program graduate
    Harvard Business School
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MPowering Business Mentoring and Business Training Courses
www.mpowering.com.au, 19 Nov 2014 [cached]
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John Baikie is an experienced Executive and Business Mentor. He has mentored CEOs in Sydney for The Executive Connection, the largest international CEO development organisation in the world and currently mentors business owners, CEOs and senior executives through MPowering Pty Ltd. a privately owned executive development company in Sydney and for some years was on the Australian Institute of Company Directors Panel of Mentors.
He has held senior executive positions in a range of businesses for over thirty years including being Managing Director, Executive Director and Chairman of venture capital ("VC") management, investment, insurance, IT, home building, construction, real estate, executive development and financial services companies, including three that were stock exchange listed companies. He is accredited both as an NLP Practitioner and as a Meta Coach.
He has delivered development programs in the US, Australia, Asia and Europe for a US based professional sales organisation to public company and public sector professionals and, through MPowering Pty Ltd. and Executive Focus Pty Ltd, presents executive development workshops on business related topics, including business and financial management, negotiation skills; influence; persuasion; decision making; conflict resolution; confidence and assertiveness. He has delivered courses for BHP Billiton, Dell, Ericsson, HP, Symantec, Unisys, Uecomm, Canon, Cisco, ABS, TAFE and many other organisations.
Migrating to Australia in 1985 he was appointed Managing Director of B.T. Innovation Ltd., a former Bankers Trust, listed VC company. During his twelve years in the Australian VC industry he negotiated numerous business and technology acquisitions, disposals and capital raisings as well as being a founding director of the Australian Venture Capital Association; chairman or director of start-up companies in VC, IT, aquaculture, engineering and medicine.
He is a Fellow member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and former professional member and board member of the National Speakers Association of Australia. He was previously a founding director of The Futures Foundation, (an organisation of Australian futurists), a director and treasurer of the Australian Association of Lloyd's Members and a Council member of the Harvard Club of Australia.
He has professional qualifications in accountancy, computers and business management in Australia, South Africa and the UK; university degrees in commerce and economics and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School in the USA.
Prior to arriving in Australia, he was Managing Director of Sage Property Holdings Ltd. in South Africa, a large construction and real estate group of companies building over 2,000 houses each year and employing over 1,000 people; and Deputy Managing Director of the Sage Group, responsible for Group investments, venture capital, property and equity funds, including the Encyclopaedia Britannica and Hertz car rental franchises and a Mercedes Benz distributorship. He was also Financial Controller of Feltex Ltd., a public listed textile manufacturing conglomerate; a Senior Lecturer in Accountancy at a major South African university and a chartered accountant with Ernst and Young. In Toronto, Canada, he was a computer systems engineer and salesman with IBM (Canada).
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Executive mentor; business consultant and provider of workshops on Business Finance; General Management; Small Business Growth; Business Negotiation; Executive Development; Executive Meetings.
MPowering - John Baikie
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John, thanks once again for an engaging and relevant presentation.
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John has held senior executive positions in a range of businesses for over thirty years including being Managing Director, Executive Director and Chairman of venture capital ("VC") management, investment, insurance, IT, home building, construction, real estate, executive development and financial services companies, including three that were stock exchange listed companies.
He is a Fellow member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a Professional Member and former Treasurer/Director of the National Speakers Association of Australia. He was previously a founding director of The Futures Foundation, (an organisation of Australian futurists), a director and treasurer of the Australian Association of Lloyd's Members, a council member of the Harvard Club of Australia.
He has professional qualifications in accountancy, computers and business management in Australia, South Africa and the UK; university degrees in commerce and economics and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School in the USA.
Migrating to Australia in 1985 he was appointed Managing Director of B.T. Innovation Ltd., a former Bankers Trust, listed VC company. During his twelve years in the Australian VC industry he negotiated numerous business and technology acquisitions, disposals and capital raisings as well as being a founding director of the Australian Venture Capital Association; chairman or director of start up companies in VC, IT, aquaculture, engineering and medicine.
Prior to arriving in Australia, he was Managing Director of Sage Property Holdings Ltd. in South Africa, a large construction and real estate group of companies building over 2,000 houses each year and employing over 1,000 people; and Deputy Managing Director of the Sage Group, responsible for Group investments, venture capital, property and equity funds, including the Encyclopaedia Britannica and Hertz car rental franchises and a Mercedes Benz distributorship. He was also Financial Controller of Feltex Ltd., a public listed textile manufacturing conglomerate; a senior lecturer in accountancy at a South African university and a chartered accountant with Ernst and Young. In Toronto, Canada, he was a computer systems engineer and salesman with IBM (Canada). John has long experience in the theory and practice of business negotiation having been responsible for negotiating innumerable transactions including major real estate and business acquisitions and disposals; leases; senior executive terminations and dispute settlements.
Consulting Executives: John A. Baikie | Professional Sales Training | Executive Conversation
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John A. Baikie Consulting Executives: John A. Baikie | Professional Sales Training | Executive Conversation
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Executive Sales Training Consultants
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Industry Expertise: Financial Services, Manufacturing
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For over 30 years, Mr. Baikie has held senior executive positions in a wide range of businesses. His corporate titles include CEO, CFO and Chairman, and his industry experience covers venture capital management, textile manufacturing, investment, insurance, IT, home building, construction, property and financial services corporations.
Mr. Baikie started his career as a computer systems engineer/salesman at IBM (Canada), and then became Financial Controller and IT Department Director for Feltex, a South African textile-manufacturing conglomerate. As Financial Controller, Mr. Baikie was responsible for the installation of a wide range of computerized financial and reporting systems. He later joined the South African financial services organization Sage Group where he held a number of senior executive roles. As CEO of Sage's construction and property investment division, he was ultimately responsible for the evaluation, acquisition and/or construction of office buildings, shopping centers, industrial properties and real estate developments.
After migrating to Australia, Mr. Baikie was appointed CEO of B.T. Innovation Ltd., a Bankers Trust (Australia) listed venture capital corporation. In that capacity he served as chairman/director of startup businesses in IT, aquaculture, engineering and medical industries. He was a founding director of the Australian Venture Capital Association and the Futures Foundation, an organization of futurists. Mr. Baikie is an accredited member of National Speakers Association of Australia and is an experienced mentor of CEOs, initially through TEC, the largest CEO development corporation in the world, and later through MPowering Pty Ltd. a privately owned executive development corporation.
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JOHN BAIKIE: NSAA National Treasurer
John has been MD, or Chairman of venture capital, investment, insurance, IT, home building, executive development and financial services companies, including three listed companies. He has mentored CEOs for five years and is on the AICD Panel of Mentors.
John presents programs for an international sales organisation (www.conversation.com) and, for MPowering Pty Ltd, presents workshops on negotiation skills; influence; persuasion; confidence and assertiveness. He is a Fellow of the AICD; a Chartered Accountant and a graduate of the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School.
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