John Sikkema is a business entrepreneur, author and thought-leader who is passionate about motivating and mentoring entrepreneurs, business leaders and community leaders to discover their life purpose and align their business with that purpose to live and leave a lasting legacy.
He is the Executive Chairman of Halftime Australia, a values-based executive coaching organisation addressing the growing hunger and need amongst Australian business leaders and owners to pursue more than just success. He is also the Director of Halftime Global Partners, a Christian organisation – Halftime Institute located in Dallas, Texas USA.
Today, he sits on various boards, which includes his position as non-executive Board Chairman of Prime Value, a Melbourne-based funds management company. Prime Value is an award-winning boutique Australian investment manager. Prime Value, together with associated company Shakespeare Property Group, currently manages in excess of $1.5 billion in Australian equities, cash like instruments, commercial property and agricultural assets.
John is also non-executive Director and shareholder of LCP Global Pty Ltd, a leading strategic management consulting firm that was started in the U.S. in 2010. LCP Global works with business leaders, executive coaches, HR professionals, consultants and leadership development professionals. Its leadership solutions are backed by rigorous research and include the unique, results-oriented Leadership Capacity Program™.
At 49, as CEO and largest shareholder of the financial planning group Garrisons and Funds Management company – Synergy Capital Management, John successfully sold his business to Packer-backed listed company Challenger. John had transformed the small company he started in Tasmania into a successful franchise business with 65 offices across Australia. Yet, it is his personal transformation that remains his most satisfying and rewarding achievement.
He is passionate about inspiring and empowering business leaders to make the second half of their lives more impactful than the first half – by turning their business, and life, into a living and lasting legacy!
John is also actively involved with Empart (formally Compassion for India) globally, taking business people on leadership trips to North India in a truly grounding and life-changing experience.
John penned ‘Enriched: Re-defining Wealth’, largely in response to frequent requests from seminar participants to share more of his story and journey. John, and his wife Suzanne, live in Bayside, Melbourne and have four adult children.
If you’re a CEO and would like to engage John as an executive business mentor and coach, please contact Halftime Australia via our online contact form.