John Bryant BSc MSc CEng FIMechE FEWI

Following graduate training with Amalgamated Power Engineering (now part of Rolls Royce) and with Brown Boveri (Switzerland), John spent more than thirty years in multinational companies, in the City, and in consultancy. Companies he has worked for include SKF and Babcock International. He has degrees in mechanical engineering and management studies.

At Babcock International he held responsibility for corporate planning and strategy in several divisions, including Babcock Power Engineering (Nuclear & conventional boilers), Woodhall Duckham (Steel & chemical plant) and Babcock General Engineering Group (Steel, mining, electrical & conveying equipment). This involved employment and resource planning for contracts using standard planning programs and profit projection. These divisions provided engineering, contracting, manufacturing and construction services with employment of up to 20,000 people.

As Group Economist At Babcock head office, he was involved in divisional appraisal using DCF, added value and other financial techniques, as well as strategic analysis.

International markets he has researched include energy (electricity, nuclear, coal, gas, oil, and renewables), steel, cement, chemicals, vehicles and diverse electrical and mechanical engineering products. He has worked in the City as an investment analyst and economist, and following this has continued his corporate work in a consultancy role in his own right.

Since 1995 John has held a duty to the Court or Tribunals as an expert witness, on the single or joint instructions of solicitors acting for Claimants and/or solicitors acting for Defendants. He is a Fellow of the Expert Witness Institute. He has completed training as a single joint expert (Bond Solon). His work has included assessment of loss of profits of companies, and corporate market and economic research.