John Noble is the founder and CEO of BizRev (Pty) Ltd a private enterprise and a Director of Eden Community Initiative, a private Economic Development Agency. He has consulted to emerging class enterprises for over twenty years, developing multiple solutions for individual enterprises and eco systems in the form of business incubation, an enterprise development network and a makerspace. More recently he has owned a furniture manufacturing company and is currently developing a Furniture Cluster in Knysna for the Southern Cape (Garden Route).
He has organized training and development in both management and technical (apprenticeships) fields for the furniture industry, been involved in sectoral collaboration work in the Internet Service Providers and Fruit Export industries. John has consulted in World Class Manufacturing for the National Productivity Institute in the furniture, pharmaceutical, clothing and tire industries.
John is a social entrepreneur at heart who has initiated, bought and sold numerous enterprises, all with the goal of developing society by transforming the local economy in Southern Africa. He has qualifications in Mining, Human Resource Management from Vaal University of Technology and Adult Education and Organization Development from the University of Cape Town.