Head of Organisation Development and Knowledge Management
John Hovell is the Head of Organisation Development (OD) and Knowledge Management (KM) for BAE Systems. He is a practitioner, speaker and author in OD/KM strategy and methods. Mr. Hovell has over 20 years of experience in the defense industry. Prior to that experience he earned undergraduate and graduate degrees from Virginia Tech and George Washington University. He later earned professional certifications in Project Management, Knowledge Management and Organisation Development. He is proud to have earned several awards as well as publishing, presenting and facilitating numerous events. John volunteers as the corporate lead for a new education system known as STEMmerday. He also serves on several advisory boards. He is married to Karen, with whom they love their two daughters. He enjoys quality time with his family and travelling around the world with them. He’s continuously doing deep personal work to be aware, alive and unitive in the moment.
Born and raised in the United States, John Hovell recently returned from a three-year job rotation in London with a new perspective. The experience proved to be an opportunity to learn and experience deep new insights on an individual level but it also led him to think differently about international rotations at an organizational learning…
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