John Keegan
Industry Growth Program Adviser | New South Wales

John Keegan is a management consultant with successful start-up experience. He has a background in corporate strategy and line management roles in operations, sales and marketing.

John has a focus on small to medium enterprises (SMEs) including start-ups in a range of industries, including: 

  • clean and enabling technology
  • resources
  • engineering and manufacturing. 

John’s experience includes adviser roles with our department, giving business advice and government grants to over 250 SMEs over 11 years. He also founded a facilities’ management company and grew it to $170 million turnover and 800 staff before selling to an American company. His other relevant roles include:

  • General Manager at Tyco
  • Management Consultant with PwC companies
  • Mill maintenance, workshop and Project Engineer in the mining industry.

John has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration from the Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM).

John lives in Sydney.