“John greatly assisted us with his expertise in strategic planning as well as general business planning techniques. I would highly recommend John as he added value and key skills to our business which we continue to use today.”

Mike Cohen, CSF Group PLC

“I worked with John for 5 years at Strategy Digital before it became part of Fat Media. John offers a wealth of business knowledge and experience to anyone he works with.”

Chris Fielden, Fat Media

I have worked with John for around 7 years now and always found him to be a committed and talented individual who constantly strives to deliver a first class service to clients whilst at the same time managing the short and long term strategy of the business. His wealth of management experience is undoubtedly of great benefit to our clients.”

David Rich, Accurate Data Services

“We hired John at the Enterprise Hotel to help us set up a new marketing strategy and set up new ways in which we can reach target audience as set out in the strategy. I found him to reliable, innovative and extremely knowledgeable.”

Kripen Dhrona, Woodley Hotel Group

“John has been an investment adviser for our start-up company through Beer & Partners Limited and I can thoroughly recommend him in this role. He is very easy to work with being responsive, accessible, amicable and providing clarity on complex matters. He is also clearly very knowledgeable and well connected in this area.”

Brendan Ludden, New Concept Gaming

“We found John easy to work with and accommodating… We would use John again for any similar projects in the future and as such are comfortable recommending him to others.”

Lisa Porter, Metzger Group

“John has a very impressive approach to creating business and marketing strategy to deliver real results for his clients. He has a track record of working with companies of all sizes- leading them step-by-step to accelerate growth and profit. “

Jane Bromley, Strategenic

“I have known John Courtney for over 15 years and would have no hesitation in recommending him as a Non-Executive Director. His enthusiasm and work ethic are of the highest standard and he has always had complete commitment to anything that he puts his mind to. He is always a pleasure to work with.”

Colin Flaherty, Chairman, Academy of Business Strategy

“John has always been very professional in his dealings with us. We would certainly consider using John again in the future.”

Alex Balfour, ESPN CricInfo

“One of the finest and most likeable networkers I have come across since 1998. A true expert in raising money for business development, John is thorough with his research so prepare well for when you meet him.”

Thomas Power, Ecademy

“John has been an inspiration and a pleasure to work with at Strategy for the last 8 years. During that time he has grown the business from strength to strength building a highly successful digital agency with only the best practices so clients get outstanding results. He has business acumen by the bucket load with creativity and innovation part of his natural skills set.”

Kathryn Dawson, Fat Media

“I worked with John on some business strategy that was invaluable. Far from being a one-off – these sessions enabled me to move forward in subsequent years with those skills now part of any ongoing planning I do. Priceless.”

Scott Russell, CSF Group plc

If you need a Chairman, Non-Executive Director, Mentor  or Consultant to advise on your digital, marketing, strategy, funding or exit then please contact John Courtney to arrange a no cost, no obligation discussion at john@stockwoodventures.co.uk or call 07976 436 757.