Background 

John Varano is a Senior Manager in business engagement and programme delivery at Australian Unity.

Previously, John was a Senior Manager at Rheinmetall Defence and worked at a number of global consulting organisations, including Accenture. As an experienced Programme Manager and Management Consultant, he has led large-scale transformation programmes and projects. John has advised and supported C-suite and senior executives at ASX companies and government departments. His professional experience extends across multiple geographies, including Australia, the EU, UK, and US.

He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and an Associate Fellow of the Institute of Managers and Leaders.

John’s writing and research have also been published in The Conversation, Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Sports, the Institute of Public Affairs, The Spectator and Reaction.

He holds a Master of Science (MSc) from the University of Oxford, a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Johns Hopkins University and a Master of Arts (MA) (Research) from The University of Melbourne. He completed his undergraduate studies with Honours at Monash University.