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John Watson


John Watson Business Manager and Mentor

Countries of expertise Indonesia

Work sector Education & training, Manufacturing, Retail

Asian languages spoken Indonesian

Location Hobart, Australia

Other Available to travel up to 50 kilometres
Available for Ongoing partnerships with school, Virtual interactions via Skype or other electronic means, Visiting schools to speak with students


John runs a retail and wholesale furniture business in furniture linked to a manufacturing business in Indonesia, where he has helped employ more than 300 local staff. Previously, he has worked in the Republic of Seychelles and the Republic of Indonesia in training roles for local staff across a range of different institutions. He was also a Business Studies lecturer and manager in TAFE for many years. More recently, John was involved in training a variety of Indonesian staff and lecturers in Competency Based Training systems. He travels frequently between Tasmania and Indonesia.

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