John Yates

Member: John Yates

Finance Director/CFO/VP of Finance

Internationally experienced director level finance professional. Primary sector experience: private equity backed companies in telecommunications, technology and business services., and also experienced in healthcare, equipment leasing, construction, oil and gas and manufacturing.


Corporate strategy, planning and forecasting to optimise all round performance; leadership; change management; merger and acquisition; corporate governance and entrepreneurship.

Reason for joining XTEND:

I was one of the founder members that joined to find work opportunities.

Length of time with XTEND:

12 years.

What have you gained from XTEND membership?

To know that you’re not alone. By being part of XTEND you make new contacts that can empathise with any situation. It truly is an organisation of like-minded individuals. Members come from all disciplines and enthusiastically participate with and support each other.