John has worked in the bunker industry since 2006, all the while focusing on the African bunker market. He has spent many days in barely road-worthy taxis, rushing around traffic-congested African cities, striving tirelessly to mine through hundreds of opportunists with a laptop and cell phone that claim to be bunker suppliers. All in search for that rare precious gem; an African supplier that can get the job done on time and within spec.
He has been held up at gunpoint in Nigeria, almost quarantined for Ebola in Sierra Leone and been close to drowning but still maintains that he has the best job in the world. Every day is different with fresh challenges and opportunities. The quest to provide long term value for a vision to uplift African ports to meet world standards is something of a personal passion which continues to sustain him today.