John Stuckey was with management consultants McKinsey & Company for over 25 years, where he advised senior executives of major Australian companies on strategy and organization issues. Since retiring as a partner in 2006, he has been involved in a range of public and private businesses in board or advisory roles. For example, he was the inaugural Chairman of ASIC’s External Advisory Panel and is Chairman of Heathley Ltd, an unlisted property funds manager. While with McKinsey, John Stuckey became the managing partner of the Australasian practice and subsequently chairman of Asia. He was on the firm's global board. For many years he was a leader of and significant contributor to the firm’s strategy practice. He was trained as an economist at the University of New England and holds a PhD in business economics from Harvard. Before joining McKinsey he was an academic at the University of Sydney.